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Saxony is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering Poland and the Czech Republic.
The capital of Saxony is Dresden, and its largest city is Leipzig. Saxony has a population of 4.3 million people and several well-preserved historic towns. Located in the middle of a large, formerly all German-speaking part of Europe, the history of Saxony spans more than a millennium. This page collates recent DW content on Saxony.
On a historic night for German football, RB Leipzig deserved their first major trophy. The Red Bull construct remains controversial and unpopular, but it has tapped into a mentality in Saxony which simply doesn't care.
While pubs, restaurants, theaters and opera houses operate at full capacity, German football is effectively taking place behind closed doors. DW's Matt Ford says the game and its fans are being made scapegoats.
More than 100 artists work and create at Leipzig's former cotton mill, known locally as merely the Spinnerei. Reporter Hannah Hummel went to Saxony to see Jochen Plogsties in his studio there. He was a master pupil of the internationally renowned Leipzig painter Neo Rauch.