Hoym

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Hoym
Stadtteil of Seeland
Coat of arms of Hoym
Coat of arms
Hoym   is located in Germany
Hoym
Hoym
Coordinates: 51°46′59″N 11°18′0″E / 51.78306°N 11.30000°E / 51.78306; 11.30000Coordinates: 51°46′59″N 11°18′0″E / 51.78306°N 11.30000°E / 51.78306; 11.30000
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Salzlandkreis
Town Seeland
Area
 • Total 20.27 km2 (7.83 sq mi)
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (2005-06-30)
 • Total 2,632
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06467
Dialling codes 034741
Vehicle registration ASL

Hoym is a town and former municipality in the district of Salzlandkreis in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. Since 15 July 2009, it is part of the town Seeland. Hoym is located on the river Selke, between the towns Aschersleben and Quedlinburg. One of the main features of the town is Schloss Hoym, which is used as a home for the mentally handicapped. Hoym is part of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft ("collective municipality") Seeland, district Salzlandkreis.