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The City of Chemnitz in Germany (in German it’s Chemnitz): brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population

§ Chemnitz: brief information about the city

The City of Chemnitz, in German Chemnitz, with a population size of about 247'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 221 km2, the city is located in the eastern part of Germany (formerly the German Democratic Republic) in the federated state of Saxony (The capital of the federated state is the City of Дрезден). The population density of the city is 1'117 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Central German metropolitan region, with a population size of 2.0 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Chemnitz population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Chemnitz versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 246'855 29'416
Number of men, people 121'771 14'446
Number of women, people 125'084 14'970
City area, km2 221 71
Population density, people per 1 km2 1'117 413

§ Chemnitz local time

The City of Chemnitz, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Chemnitz is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Chemnitz

The major postal code in the City of Chemnitz is 9111 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 09111, 09112, 09113, 09114, 09116, 09117, 09119, 09120, 09122, 09123, 09125, 09126, 09127, 09128, 09130, 09131, 09224, 09228, 09247.


§ City of Chemnitz on the map

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§ City of Chemnitz phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Chemnitz, use its telephone code 371. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 371, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 371 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 371 1234123.


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