|• Total||1,413.4 km2 (545.7 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2015)|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Vehicle registration||BLK, HHM, NEB, NMB, WSF, ZZ|
The district was established by merging the former districts of Burgenlandkreis and Weißenfels as part of the reform of 2007. On 16 July 2007, the district parliament decided to change the name again to Burgenlandkreis coming into effect on 1 August 2007.
In 2015 the skeletal remains of an ancient inhabitant of Karsdorf dated from the Early Neolithic (7200 BP) were analyzed, he turned out to belong to the paternal T1a-M70 lineage and maternal lineage H1.
Towns and municipalities
|Free towns||Free municipalities|
|1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town|
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
- Namechange announcement
- Our Far Forebears (Y-DNA haplogroups )
- Massive migration from the steppe is a source for Indo-European languages in Europe
- "Gebietsinformationen". Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). 7 June 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2010.
- "Aktuelle Bekanntmachungen der Gemeinde Meineweh". Verbandsgemeinde Wethautal (in German). 20 May 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
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