Zittau (Oberlausitzer dialect. Custom tschech Žitava Polish Żytawa, sorb Žitawa of Slavic for rye..) Is a district town in the district of Görlitz. It is located in the extreme southeast of Saxony in the border triangle Germany-Poland-Czech Republic. The six city is named after the district town of Goerlitz is the second largest town in the district and the fifth largest in the Oberlausitz.