Göda, in Sorbian Hodźij, is a municipality in the east of Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen and lies west of the eponymous city.

Göda/Hodźij
Coat of arms of Göda/Hodźij
Coat of arms
Location of Göda/Hodźij within Bautzen district
Göda in BZ.svg
Göda/Hodźij is located in Germany
Göda/Hodźij
Göda/Hodźij
Göda/Hodźij is located in Saxony
Göda/Hodźij
Göda/Hodźij
Coordinates: 51°11′N 14°19′E / 51.183°N 14.317°E / 51.183; 14.317Coordinates: 51°11′N 14°19′E / 51.183°N 14.317°E / 51.183; 14.317
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Subdivisions32
Government
 • MayorPeter Beer
Area
 • Total43.26 km2 (16.70 sq mi)
Elevation
210 m (690 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,067
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
02633
Dialling codes035930, 035937
Vehicle registrationBZ, BIW, HY, KM
Websitewww.goeda.de

The municipality is part of the recognized Sorbian settlement area in Saxony. Upper Sorbian has an official status next to German, all settlements bear names in both languages.

GeographyEdit

The municipality is located within the hills of Upper Lusatia.

VillagesEdit

Several villages belong to the municipality:

  • Coblenz (Koblicy) with Coblenz, Dobranitz (Dobranecy), Kleinpraga (Mała Praha), Nedaschütz (Njezdašecy), Pietzschwitz (Běčicy) and Zischkowitz (Čěškecy);
  • Göda (Hodźij);
  • Göda surroundings with Birkau (Brěza), Buscheritz (Bóšericy), Dahren (Darin), Döbschke (Debiškow), Jannowitz (Janecy) and Semmichau (Zemichow);
  • Kleinförstchen (Mała Boršć) with Dreistern (Tři Hwězdy), Kleinförstchen, Neu-Bloaschütz (Nowe Błohašecy), Oberförstchen (Hornja Boršć), Preske (Praskow) and Siebitz (Dźiwoćicy);
  • Prischwitz (Prěčecy) with Dreikretscham (Haslow), Liebon (Liboń), Muschelwitz (Myšecy), Paßditz (Pozdecy), Prischwitz, Sollschwitz (Sulšecy), Storcha (Baćoń) and Zscharnitz (Čornecy);
  • Seitschen (Žičeń) with Kleinseitschen (Žičeńk) and Seitschen;
  • Spittwitz (Spytecy) with Leutwitz (Lutyjecy), Neuspittwitz (Nowe Spytecy) and Spittwitz.

ReferencesEdit

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