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.
The state of Saxony-Anhalt has begun administering the first coronavirus vaccines. Health Minister Jens Spahn has called for a "major national effort" ahead of the largest vaccination campaign in German history.
What began as a fight over broadcasting fees has escalated into a crisis that could end Saxony-Anhalt's government. The state's interior minister was fired over an interview that undermined bids to salvage the coalition.