Salzlandkreis

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Salzland
District
Coat of arms of Salzland
Coat of arms
Salzlandkreis in S-A.svg
Country  Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
Capital Bernburg
Area
 • Total 1,425.9 km2 (550.5 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 201,210
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration SLK, ASL, BBG, SBK, SFT
Website www.kreis-slk.de

Salzland is a district in the middle of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the districts Harz, Börde, Magdeburg, Jerichower Land, Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Mansfeld-Südharz and Saalekreis.

History[edit]

The district was established by merging the former districts of Bernburg, Schönebeck and Aschersleben-Staßfurt (except the town Falkenstein) as part of the reform of 2007.

Towns and municipalities[edit]

The district Salzlandkreis consists of the following subdivisions:[2]

Free towns Free municipalities
  1. Aschersleben
  2. Barby
  3. Bernburg
  4. Calbe
  5. Hecklingen
  6. Könnern
  7. Nienburg
  8. Schönebeck
  9. Seeland
  10. Staßfurt
  1. Bördeland
Verbandsgemeinden
  1. Bördeaue
  2. Börde-Hakel
  3. Borne
  4. Egeln1, 2
  5. Wolmirsleben
  1. Alsleben2
  2. Giersleben
  3. Güsten1, 2
  4. Ilberstedt
  5. Plötzkau
1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden 31.12.2012". Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). January 2014. 
  2. ^ Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°50′N 11°35′E / 51.833°N 11.583°E / 51.833; 11.583