Börde (district)

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Börde
District
Coat of arms of Börde
Coat of arms
Boerde in S-A.svg
Country  Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
Capital Haldensleben
Area
 • Total 2,366 km2 (914 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total 173,473
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration BK, BÖ, HDL, OC, OK, WMS, WZL
Website http://www.boerdekreis.de

Börde, a district in Saxony-Anhalt in Germany, is perhaps best known as the area of the former Morsleben radioactive waste repository. The disposal of waste into the facility ended in 1998.

History[edit]

The district formed with the merger the former districts of Ohrekreis and Bördekreis as part of the local-government reform of 2007.

Towns and municipalities[edit]

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

Free towns Free municipalities
  1. Haldensleben
  2. Oebisfelde-Weferlingen
  3. Oschersleben
  4. Wanzleben-Börde
  5. Wolmirstedt
  1. Barleben
  2. Hohe Börde
  3. Niedere Börde
  4. Sülzetal
Verbandsgemeinden with municipalities
  1. Angern
  2. Burgstall
  3. Colbitz
  4. Loitsche-Heinrichsberg
  5. Rogätz1
  6. Westheide
  7. Zielitz
  1. Altenhausen
  2. Beendorf
  3. Bülstringen
  4. Calvörde
  5. Erxleben
  6. Flechtingen1
  7. Ingersleben
  1. Eilsleben1
  2. Harbke
  3. Hötensleben
  4. Sommersdorf
  5. Ummendorf
  6. Völpke
  7. Wefensleben
  1. Am Großen Bruch
  2. Ausleben
  3. Gröningen1, 2
  4. Kroppenstedt2
1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town;

References[edit]

Coordinates: 52°10′N 11°20′E / 52.167°N 11.333°E / 52.167; 11.333