Halle (region)

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Halle
Regierungsbezirk
Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Halle
Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Halle
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
Disestablished 2004-01-01
Region seat Halle
Area
 • Total 4,430 km2 (1,710 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 876,132
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)

Halle was one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, located in the south of the country.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1952 while part of East Germany. Becoming effective on January 1, 2004 the Regierungsbezirk was disbanded. Its functions were taken over by the Landesverwaltungsamt, which has three offices at the former seats of the Bezirksregierungen.

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Coordinates: 51°28′00″N 11°58′00″E / 51.4667°N 11.9667°E / 51.4667; 11.9667