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Chemnitz (Czech: Saská Kamenice; Polish: Kamienica Saska) is the third-largest city (242,022 inhabitants end 2013) in the Free State of Saxony. Chemnitz is an independent city (is not part of any county) and seat of the Freistadt Sachsen. Located in the northern foothills of the Ore Mountains, it is part of the Central German Metropolitan Region. Historically, in the Kingdom of Saxony, District of Zwickau.
Postmark in Unified-Germany
Postmark in East Germay
The city was renamed as Karl-Marx-Stadt from 1953 to 1990.
Postmarks in German Empire
Postmark in North German Confederation
Since 1 January 1868.
Postmarks in Kingdom of Saxony
A CHEMNITZ linear postmark since 1650. The Postal code was 8 (after 1851). CHEMNITZ railway station opened in 1859.