City Logo of Bautzen
aerial view of the historic city centre

Geographical location

Total population of the district's chief town Bautzen: 41,876
(all data as of January 1st, 2006)

Bautzen - a city in the East of Saxony (www.Sachsen.de) in the Upper Lusatia.

Longitude: 14,4° east
Latitude: 51,2° north

Highest elevation: "Chorberg" 268 m above sea level (in the area of the village Salzenforst)
Lowest point: village street in Niederkaina 163.37 m above sea level

Area
Total area 66,62 km²
Developed site 10,53 km² 16 %
Transportation area 4,71 km² 7 %
Agricultural and horticultural area 39,08 km² 59 %
Woodland / recreation ground 4,70 km² 7 %
Expanse of water 6,40 km² 9 %
Others 1,17 km² 2 %

Distance in kilometres
At a distance of:
Cologne 641 km
Heidelberg 604 km
Warsaw 566 km
Hamburg 554 km
Munich 536 km
Frankfurt 521 km
Vienna 464 km
Hannover 416 km
Wroclaw 218 km
Berlin 199 km
Leipzig 160 km
Prague 155 km
Dresden 52 km
Goerlitz 44 km

Transportation Network
Motorway (BAB) 4 / E 40
Federal roads 6, 96, 156
Regional airfield Bautzen/Litten (authorised for up to 13 tons)
Railway lines to Goerlitz, Dresden and Breslau/Poland
International airport Dresden-Klotzsche about 50 km away

Straßenleben