Dresden (Bezirk)

The Dresden district was established in 1952 after the dissolution of the countries in the German Democratic Republic as one of a total of 14 districts.

Coat of arms

By sealing order of the GDR from May 28, 1953 lost all its importance as a regional emblem mark or seal. However, the coat of arms of cities and counties were still used on buildings or in publications without meeting an official function. The coat of arms used in some books of the Dresden District actually shows the coat of arms of the city of Dresden. Officially was the seal coat of arms of the GDR. Only by the municipal constitution of the GDR of 17 May 1990 municipalities and counties were able for the first time explicitly lead coat of arms and use it as a seal.

Administrative divisions

The district comprised the

And the following counties:

With the re- establishment of the countries on the territory of the GDR in 1990, the districts were dissolved. The Dresden district was assigned to the Free State of Saxony. Was built in 1991 in Saxony on the district Chemnitz, Dresden and Leipzig with a similar cut as the former districts.

Governmental and party leaders

Chairman of the Council of the District

First Secretary of the SED district leadership

Addresses of the district

  • The SED district leadership, Devrientstrasse
  • County Council: 8060 Dresden Dr. Rudolf -Friedrichs - Ufer 2
  • People's Police ( District Authority): 8060 Dresden Köpckestr.
  • District Administration of State Security: Bautzen road 120
  • State Insurance ( Regional Office ): 8053 Dresden Prellerstr. 14
  • State Bank ( Regional Office ): 8010 Dresden Dr. Külz ring 10
  • Inland Customs Office: 8010 Dresden, Leningrad Str 15