What is Saxony?

  • (noun): An area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons.
    Synonyms: Sachsen, Saxe


The Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen ; Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska) is a landlocked state of Germany, bordering Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, Bavaria, the Czech Republic, and Poland. It is the tenth-largest German state in area, with an area of 18,413 square kilometres (7,109 sq mi), and the sixth most populous of Germany's sixteen states, with a population of 4.3 million.

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... and places Hoyerhagen, municipality in the district of Nienburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany Hoyershausen, town in the district of Hildesheim in Lower Saxony, Germany Hoyerswerda, town in the German Bundesland of Saxony ...
Maria Josepha Of Austria - Issue
... Maria Josepha and Frederick Augustus had fourteen children Frederick August of Saxony (1720–1721) died in infancy ... Prince Joseph August of Saxony (1721–1728) died in infancy ... Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (1722–1763) married Maria Antonia of Bavaria and had issue ...
Kaspar Glatz - Response To The Augsburg Interim
... The Elector John Frederick I of Saxony was taken prisoner ... His cousin Moritz, who fought on Charles’ side, was made elector of Saxony, and John Frederick was left as prince over a much smaller territory ... local officials everywhere, including the Saxony princes ...
John Frederick II, Duke Of Saxony
... John Frederick II of Saxony (8 January 1529 – 19 May 1595), was duke of Saxony, and briefly, Elector of Saxony (1554–1556) ... He was the eldest son of John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, and Sybille of Cleves ...
Saxony - Politics - 2009 State Election
... e • d Summary of the 30 August 2009 election results for the Landtag of Saxony Party Ideology Vote % (change) Seats (change) Seat % Christian Democratic Union (CDU) center-right 40.2% −0.9% 58 +3 43.9 ...