Leipzig Maps and Orientation

(Leipzig, Saxony, Germany)

Sited within the state of Saxony and on the eastern side of central Germany, the city of Leipzig has a population of more than 500,000 people. The biggest city within Saxony, Leipzig stands at the meeting point of the Parthe River, the Pleisse River and also the White Elster River.

Founded more than 1,000 years ago, Leipzig is home to a prominent and extremely historic university complex, which was founded at the beginning of the 15th century. Now home to around 30,000 students, Leipzig University is one of the oldest universities in the whole of Europe.

Maps and Orientation of the City

Around the city of Leipzig you while find plenty of places to visit, sights to see, and opportunities to eat out. Central Leipzig is easy to reach from the train station (Hauptbahnhof) by crossing over the Willy-Brandt-Platz and then continuing along the Nikolaistrasse, a prominent local thoroughfare.

The very heart of Leipzig is encircled by an important ring road, which outlines the original medieval fortifications and makes it easy to travel to surrounding towns and cities, such as those listed below.

Map of Germany

Germany map

Map of Leipzig

Leipzig map