Bezirk Halle

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The Bezirk Halle was a district (Bezirk) of East Germany. The administrative seat and the main town was Halle.

Bezirk Halle
District
Coat of arms of Bezirk Halle
Location of Bezirk Halle within the German Democratic Republic
Location of Bezirk Halle within the German Democratic Republic
Coordinates: 51°30′N 12°0′E / 51.500°N 12.000°E / 51.500; 12.000
CountryGerman Democratic Republic
Subdivisions20 Kreise and 3 Stadtkreise
Formed1952
Dissolved1990
SeatHalle
Area
 • Total8,771 km2 (3,387 sq mi)
Population
 (1989)[1]
 • Total1,776,500
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Vehicle registrationK, V

HistoryEdit

The district was established, with the other 13, on 25 July 1952, substituting the old German states. After 3 October 1990 it was disestablished as a consequence of the German reunification, becoming again part of the state of Saxony-Anhalt except Artern kreis, which became part of Thuringia.

GeographyEdit

PositionEdit

The Bezirk Halle bordered with the Bezirke of Magdeburg, Potsdam, Cottbus, Leipzig, Gera and Erfurt.

SubdivisionEdit

The Bezirk was divided into 23 Kreise: 3 urban districts (Stadtkreise) and 20 rural districts (Landkreise):

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "40 Jahre DDR", National central administration for statistics, May 1989
  2. ^ Former city, now a quarter part of Halle

External linksEdit

  Media related to Halle District (GDR) at Wikimedia Commons