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Chemnitz is a city in the Free State of Saxony in Germany. It is situated in the northern foothills of the Ore Mountains. It has a population of 248,021 inhabitants as per the census of 31 March, 2005. It is the third largest city in Saxony and is named after the River, Zwickauer Mulde. An early Slavic tribe's settlement was situated at the place of Chemnitz named as Kamienica. In 1143, there was a Benedictine monastery on the area where the city is presently located. A settlement developed around that monastery and about 1170, Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor granted it the rights of a royal city.
In 1307, Chemnitz became secondary to the margravate of Meissen, which was the predecessor of the Saxon state. In the medieval period, Chemnitz turned out as a centre of textile production and trade and over one third of the population worked in textile factories. This continued all through the industrial revolution and factories were formed, and by the early 19th century, it became an industrial centre.
Chemnitz was heavily bombed during the Second World War. After the war, almost all of the old buildings in the city's core were removed to make space for new, modern buildings. Obviously, these were mostly utilitarian and are not pleasing to the eye. Chemnitz still has some beautiful, historical sights. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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