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Leipzig: Place in Saxony, Germany
Leipzig is the most populous city in the German state of Saxony. With a population of 600,000 inhabitants as of 2019, it is Germany's eighth most populous city as well as the second most populous city in the area of former East Germany after (East) Berlin. Together with Halle (Saale), the largest city of the neighbouring state of Saxony-Anhalt, the city forms the polycentric conurbation of Leipzig-Halle. Between the two cities lies Leipzig/Halle International Airport.


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