The Muldentalkreis is a district in the
Free State of Saxony,
The district was formed in 1994 when the two old districts of
Wurzen were joined together. A few municipalities from other districts around
Bad Lausick were added as well.
The district is named after its major river, the
Mulde - the name
German: Muldental means
English: Valley of the Mulde. The Mulde is starts in the south of the district where two smaller rivers, the Freiberger Mulde and the Zwickauer Mulde join.