Ottendorf-Okrilla is a municipality in the Bautzen district, Saxony, Germany. It is located 20 km northeast of Dresden.

Ottendorf-Okrilla
Coat of arms of Ottendorf-Okrilla
Coat of arms
Location of Ottendorf-Okrilla within Bautzen district
Ottendorf-Okrilla in BZ.svg
Ottendorf-Okrilla is located in Germany
Ottendorf-Okrilla
Ottendorf-Okrilla
Ottendorf-Okrilla is located in Saxony
Ottendorf-Okrilla
Ottendorf-Okrilla
Coordinates: 51°10′45″N 13°49′34″E / 51.17917°N 13.82611°E / 51.17917; 13.82611Coordinates: 51°10′45″N 13°49′34″E / 51.17917°N 13.82611°E / 51.17917; 13.82611
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorMichael Langwald (Ind.)
Area
 • Total25.88 km2 (9.99 sq mi)
Elevation
180 m (590 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,948
 • Density380/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01458
Dialling codes035205
Vehicle registrationBZ, BIW, HY, KM
Websitewww.ottendorf-okrilla.de

GeographyEdit

The area of the municipality is 25.88 km², of which 1.58 km² are commercially used. The length from north to south is 6 km and the east to west length is 7 km. The municipality is subdivided into the Ortsteile Grünberg, Hermsdorf, Medingen and Ottendorf-Okrilla. It has two exits on the motorway A4 (Dresden - Görlitz) and four stations on the railway from Dresden to Königsbrück.

HistoryEdit

Ottendorf was first mentioned in 1346. The municipality Ottendorf-Okrilla was formed in 1921 by the merger of the former municipalities Ottendorf, Moritzdorf, Großokrilla, Kleinokrilla and Cunnersdorf. In 1994 Grünberg joined the municipality, and in 1999 Hermsdorf and Medingen.

PopulationEdit

Population (31 December)
  • 1998 - 10,253
  • 1999 - 10,363
  • 2000 - 10,343
  • 2001 - 10,255
  • 2002 - 10,273
  • 2003 - 10,184
  • 2011 - 9,826

EconomyEdit

Ottendorf-Okrilla has about 6,500 jobs in about 700 companies. It is also the location of the letter processing center of the Deutsche Post for the Dresden area.

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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