Basic site data

Inhabitants:
115456*
Administrative Centre:
Forst (Lausitz)
Nearest Major City:
Cottbus
Area:
1.657 km²

Administration structure

The District is composed of 5 towns independent from any municipality (3 from them are middle order centres), 3 boroughs and 3 municipalities with 21 belonging towns and municipalities.

towns independent from any municipality

Town of Forst (Lausitz)
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district principal town and middle order centres
Wappen von Forst (Lausitz)

Town of Guben
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middle order centre
Wappen von Guben

Town of Spremberg
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middle order centre
Wappen von Spremberg

Town of Drebkau
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Wappen von Drebkau

Town of Welzow
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Wappen von Welzow

boroughs:

Boroughs of Kolkwitz
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Wappen von Kolkwitz

Boroughs of Neuhausen/Spree
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Wappen von Neuhausen/Spree

Boroughs of Schenkendöbern
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Municipalities

Municipality of Burg (Spreewald) with the Borough of Burg (Spreewald) as a health resort
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(6 boroughs belonging to the municipality)
  • Briesen
  • Burg (Spreewald)
  • Dissen-Striesow
  • Guhrow
  • Schmogrow-Fehrow
  • Werben

Municipality of Döbern-Land
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(7 boroughs belonging to the municipality)
  • Hornow-Wadelsdorf (nur für Statistik bis 31.12.2015)
  • Felixsee
  • Groß Schacksdorf-Simmersdorf
  • Jämlitz-Klein Düben
  • Neiße-Malxetal
  • Tschernitz
  • Wiesengrund

Municipality of Peitz
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(8 boroughs belonging to the municipality)
  • Peitz
  • Drachhausen
  • Drehnow
  • Heinersbrück
  • Jänschwalde
  • Tauer
  • Teichland
  • Turnow-Preilack
The Spree-Neisse-District has been established by means of the local government restructuring of the State of Brandenburg including the former districts of Forst (Lausitz), Guben, Spremberg and Cottbus-Land in December 1993. It surrounds collar shaped the city of Cottbus as a regional authority independent from any district administration.
District boundaries:(31.12.2017)