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Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Dessau
|• Total||4,280.26 km2 (1,652.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (320/sq mi)|
Founded in 1990 from parts of Regierungsbezirk Halle, the Dessau government region was disbanded on January 1, 2004 . Its functions were taken over by the Landesverwaltungsamt, which has three offices at the former seats of the Bezirksregierungen.