Brandis, Germany

Brandis (German pronunciation: [ˈbʁandɪs]) is a town in the Leipzig district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated 16 km east of Leipzig.

Brandis

Coat of arms
Location of Brandis within Leipzig district
Brandis
Brandis
Coordinates: 51°20′5″N 12°36′32″E
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictLeipzig
Subdivisions4
Government
  MayorArno Jesse (SPD)
Area
  Total34.81 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Elevation
137 m (449 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total9,613
  Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
04821
Dialling codes034292
Vehicle registrationL, BNA, GHA, GRM, MTL, WUR
Websitewww.stadt-brandis.de

Born in Brandis

  • Karl Bock (1922-2004), physician in the field of pediatric cardiology
  • Anneliese Zänsler (born 1927), opera and operetta singer, vocal pedagogue and musicologist
  • Andreas Reuter (born 1949), computer scientist

References

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