Burgenlandkreis

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Burgenlandkreis
District
Coat of arms of Burgenlandkreis
Coat of arms
Burgenlandkreis in S-A.svg
Country  Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
Capital Naumburg
Area
 • Total 1,413.4 km2 (545.7 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 186,081
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration BLK, HHM, NEB, NMB, WSF, ZZ
Website www.burgenlandkreis.de

Burgenlandkreis is a district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

History[edit]

The district was established by merging the former districts of Burgenlandkreis and Weißenfels as part of the reform of 2007. On 16 July 2007, the district parliament decided to change the name again to Burgenlandkreis coming into effect on 1 August 2007.[2]

Towns and municipalities[edit]

The district Burgenlandkreis consists of the following subdivisions:[3][4]

Free towns Free municipalities
  1. Hohenmölsen
  2. Lützen
  3. Naumburg
  4. Teuchern
  5. Weißenfels
  6. Zeitz
  1. Elsteraue
Verbandsgemeinden
  1. An der Poststraße
  2. Bad Bibra1, 2
  3. Eckartsberga2
  4. Finne
  5. Finneland
  6. Kaiserpfalz
  7. Lanitz-Hassel-Tal
  1. Droyßig1
  2. Gutenborn
  3. Kretzschau
  4. Schnaudertal
  5. Wetterzeube
  1. Balgstädt
  2. Freyburg1, 2
  3. Gleina
  4. Goseck
  5. Karsdorf
  6. Laucha an der Unstrut2
  7. Nebra2
  1. Meineweh
  2. Mertendorf
  3. Molauer Land
  4. Osterfeld1, 2
  5. Schönburg
  6. Stößen2
  7. Wethau
1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden 31.12.2012". Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). January 2014. 
  2. ^ Namechange announcement
  3. ^ "Gebietsinformationen". Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). 7 June 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Aktuelle Bekanntmachungen der Gemeinde Meineweh". Verbandsgemeinde Wethautal (in German). 20 May 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°9′N 11°52′E / 51.150°N 11.867°E / 51.150; 11.867