What is Chemnitz?

  • (noun): A city in east central Germany; formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt until 1990; noted for textile manufacturing.
    Synonyms: Karl-Marx Stadt


Chemnitz (; Upper Sorbian: Kamjenica, Czech: Saská Kamenice; known from 1953 to 1990 as Karl-Marx-Stadt) is the third-largest city of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Chemnitz is an independent city which is not part of any county and seat of the government region Direktionsbezirk Chemnitz. Located in the northern foothills of the Ore Mountains, it is a part of the Saxon triangle metropolitan area comprising 3.5 million people. The city's economy is based on the service sector and manufacturing industry. The Chemnitz University of Technology has around 10,000 students and is the centre of scientific life.

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Chemnitz Central Station - History - Development To The Regional Train Station
... Chemnitz has had at times national connections, in addition to its significance as a regional transport hub ... Most recently Intercity (IC) services ran on the Dresden–Chemnitz–Nuremberg route ... Since 2006, Chemnitz has not been served by Deutsche Bahn long-distance trains, only by regional trains ...
Chemnitz Central Station - Services - Regional Services
... Dresden – Freiberg – Flöha – Chemnitz – Hohenstein-Ernstthal (only to Nuremberg) – Zwickau – Reichenbach – Plauen – Hof – Bayreuth ...
List Of Settlers Of Catan Products - Expansions and Extensions - Scenario Packs - Saggsen Gaden: The Settlers of Saxony & Offensive in Chemnitz
... Released in 2005 at the Germany Game Museum in Chemnitz, Germany ... Chemnitz attempts to recreate the founding and development of Chemnitz through the construction of historic buildings ...
Chemnitz Opera
... The Chemnitz Opera (Opernhaus Chemnitz) is an opera house and opera company in Chemnitz ...
Chemnitz - International Relations - Sister Cities
... This section needs additional citations for verification Chemnitz is twinned with several cities around the world Tampere, Finland (October 1961) Ljubljana, Slovenia (17 ...