Facts and Figures
Numbers can sometimes tell us more than words. On this page you can get an overview of the most important numerical data about the City of Bautzen.
More detailed information on specific areas of the statistics on Bautzen can be obtained from the various reports of the Municipal Statistical Office.
In addition, you can get also get a lot of information about Bautzen from the Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen.
Total population of the Bautzen Administrative district: 40.450
|Population with main residence||40.450|
|Residents with secondary residence||1.922|
|Residents by Nationality|
|Foreigners (Total)||1.919||4,7 %|
|Foreigners from EU-Countries||421|
|Population density (inhabitants per km²)||607|
How many inhabitants live in the 25 districts of Bautzen? Where do the average youngest inhabitants live, and where are the oldest? Answers to these and numerous other questions can be found in the Statistical Report by City Districts.
Bautzen – The City in the Eastern part of Saxony, in the Oberlausitz.
|Eastern longitude||14° 25'|
|Northern latitude||51° 10'|
|(Coordinates referring to the town hall)|
|Highest point||Chorberg (OT Salzenforst) 268,0 m above HN|
|Lowest point||Dorfstraße Niederkaina 163,4 m above HN|
|Highest point in the city center||219,0 m above sea level|
|Lowest point in the city center||177,5 m above sea level|
|Total area||66,63 km²|
|of which buildings and associated open space||10,56 km²||16 %|
|Traffic area||4,77 km²||7 %|
|Agriculture/Landscaped area||38,85 km²||58 %|
|Forest/recreation area||4,85 km²||7 %|
|Water surface||6,41 km²||10 %|
|Other Area||1,19 km²||2 %|
|Federal Highway||(BAB) 4/E 40|
|Federal roads||6, 96, 156|
|Freight roads Bautzen||(up to 13 tonnes approved)|
|Railroad tracks to Görlitz, Dresden, Breslau|
|International airport, Dresden-Klotzsche, about 50 km away|
Source: Register of Inhabitants | All details as of 31.12.2016