Schkeuditz (German pronunciation: [ˈʃkɔʏdɪts]) is a Große Kreisstadt in the district of Nordsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the White Elster river, 12 km northwest of Leipzig. Leipzig/Halle Airport is located in Schkeuditz. The letter processing center for the greater Leipzig region is also located in Schkeuditz. Schkeuditz is also known for the first Autobahnkreuz in Europe called the "Schkeuditzer Kreuz"
|• Mayor||Rayk Bergner (CDU)|
|• Total||79.36 km2 (30.64 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||148 m (486 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||91 m (299 ft)|
|• Density||230/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Vehicle registration||TDO, DZ, EB, OZ, TG, TO|
Population over timeEdit
The population development over time is given in the following table. Like many towns in east Germany, the population is lower today than just after reunification.
* using the current town boundaries (Am: city limits). The town boundaries have expanded over time as shown in the following section.
|Bienitz||1 January 2000||only Dölzig and Kleinliebenau|
|Dölzig||1st Januar 1994||Merged with Burghausen and Rückmarsdorf to Bienitz|
|Freiroda||1 March 1994||Merged with Radefeld|
|Gerbisdorf||1 December 1972||Merged with Freiroda|
|Glesien||1 January 1999|
|Hayna||1 July 1973||Merged with Radefeld|
|Kleinliebenau||1 January 1957||Merged with Dölzig|
|Kursdorf||1 January 1994|
|Lössen||1 July 1950||Merged with Wolteritz|
|Radefeld||1 January 1999||Teilausgliederung nach Leipzig (7 Einwohner)|
|Wehlitz||1 July 1950|
|Wolteritz||1 March 1994||Annexed Radefeld|
- "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2020.
- "Europas erste Autobahnkreuz: Schkeuditzer Kreuz". bild.de (in German). Retrieved 2020-01-28.
- www.schkeuditz.de (lt. Einwohnermeldeamt Schkeuditz vom 24.04.2017). September 2017