Dessau (region)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dessau
Regierungsbezirk
Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Dessau
Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Dessau
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
Disestablished 2004-01-01
Region seat Dessau
Area
 • Total 4,280.26 km2 (1,652.62 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 529,571
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)

Dessau was one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, located in the east of the country.

History[edit]

Founded in 1990 from parts of Regierungsbezirk Halle, the Dessau government region was disbanded on January 1, 2004 . Its functions were taken over by the Landesverwaltungsamt, which has three offices at the former seats of the Bezirksregierungen.

Subdivision[edit]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 51°50′N 12°20′E / 51.83°N 12.33°E / 51.83; 12.33