Löbau-Zittau (Sorbian: Lubij-Žitawa) is a former Kreis (district) in the east of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Neighboring districts were the district Bautzen in the north-west and the Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis in the north. To the east was Poland, and to the south the Czech Republic.


The district was formed in 1994 by merging the two previous districts Löbau and Zittau. In August 2008, it became a part of the new district of Görlitz.


The main river in the district is the Lusatian Neisse, which also forms the boundary to Poland. It is mostly hilly landscape of the Lausitzer Bergland; the highest elevation is the Lausche with 793 m above sea level.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms show a typical house of the area, with two towers behind it. The towers represents the town halls of the cities Löbau and Zittau.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bernstadt auf dem Eigen
  2. Ebersbach
  3. Herrnhut
  4. Löbau
  5. Neugersdorf
  6. Neusalza-Spremberg
  7. Ostritz
  8. Seifhennersdorf
  9. Zittau

  1. Beiersdorf
  2. Berthelsdorf
  3. Bertsdorf-Hörnitz
  4. Dürrhennersdorf
  5. Eibau
  6. Großhennersdorf
  7. Großschönau
  8. Großschweidnitz
  9. Hainewalde
  10. Jonsdorf
  11. Lawalde
  12. Leutersdorf

  1. Mittelherwigsdorf
  2. Niedercunnersdorf
  3. Obercunnersdorf
  4. Oderwitz
  5. Olbersdorf
  6. Oppach
  7. Oybin
  8. Rosenbach
  9. Schönau-Berzdorf
  10. Schönbach
  11. Strahwalde

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