Demitz-Thumitz (Sorbian: Zemicy-Tumicy) is a municipality in the east of Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen.

Demitz-Thumitz
Elementary school
Elementary school
Coat of arms of Demitz-Thumitz
Coat of arms
Location of Demitz-Thumitz within Bautzen district
Demitz-Thumitz in BZ.svg
Demitz-Thumitz is located in Germany
Demitz-Thumitz
Demitz-Thumitz
Demitz-Thumitz is located in Saxony
Demitz-Thumitz
Demitz-Thumitz
Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°15′E / 51.133°N 14.250°E / 51.133; 14.250Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°15′E / 51.133°N 14.250°E / 51.133; 14.250
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Subdivisions9
Government
 • MayorHorst Wittholz
Area
 • Total21.07 km2 (8.14 sq mi)
Elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,663
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01877
Dialling codes03594
Vehicle registrationBZ, BIW, HY, KM
Websitewww.demitz-thumitz.de

GeographyEdit

The municipality is situated at the edge of the Lausitzer Bergland (Lusatian Hills).

VillagesEdit

Several villages belong to the municipality:

  • Demitz-Thumitz (Zemicy-Tumicy)
  • Wölkau (Wjelkowy)
  • Medewitz (Mjedźojz)
  • Birkenrode (Brězyšćo)
  • Rothnaußlitz (Čerwjene Noslicy)
  • Cannewitz (Chanecy)
  • Karlsdorf
  • Pottschapplitz (Počaplicy)
  • Pohla-Stacha (Palow-Stachow)

HistoryEdit

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Demitz-Thumitz was part of the Kingdom of Saxony.

TransportEdit

Demitz-Thumitz is located at the railroad line Dresden-Görlitz and the Bundesstraße 6 (Dresden-Bautzen).

ReferencesEdit

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