Braunsbedra

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Braunsbedra
Coat of arms of Braunsbedra
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Braunsbedra   is located in Germany
Braunsbedra
Braunsbedra
Location of Braunsbedra within Saalekreis district
Braunsbedra in SK.png
Coordinates: 51°17′N 11°54′E / 51.283°N 11.900°E / 51.283; 11.900Coordinates: 51°17′N 11°54′E / 51.283°N 11.900°E / 51.283; 11.900
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Saalekreis
Government
 • Mayor Steffen Schmitz (CDU)
Area
 • Total 74.34 km2 (28.70 sq mi)
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,841
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06242
Dialling codes 034633
Vehicle registration SK
Website www.braunsbedra.de

Braunsbedra is a town in the Saalekreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated approximately 11 km southwest of Merseburg.

It was created after 1945 by the merger of Braunsdorf and Bedra.

Roßbach, famous for the Battle of Rossbach, is one of the local communities; the layout of the land had greatly changed since the battle due to coal mining and then flooding of the abandoned mines to create the Geiseltaler Lakes complex[2]

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