Brandis (German pronunciation: [ˈbʁandɪs]) is a town in the Leipzig district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated 16 km east of Leipzig.

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Coat of arms of Brandis
Coat of arms
Location of Brandis within Leipzig district
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Brandis is located in Germany
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Brandis is located in Saxony
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Coordinates: 51°20′5″N 12°36′32″E / 51.33472°N 12.60889°E / 51.33472; 12.60889Coordinates: 51°20′5″N 12°36′32″E / 51.33472°N 12.60889°E / 51.33472; 12.60889
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictLeipzig
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorArno Jesse (SPD)
Area
 • Total34.81 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Elevation
137 m (449 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,613
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
04821
Dialling codes034292
Vehicle registrationL
Websitewww.stadt-brandis.de

Born in BrandisEdit

  • Karl Bock (1922-2004), physician in the field of pediatric cardiology
  • Anneliese Zänsler (born 1927), opera and operetta singer, vocal pedagogue and musicologist
  • Andreas Reuter (born 1949), computer scientist

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.

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