Location of Bezirk Halle within the German Democratic Republic
|Country||German Democratic Republic|
|Subdivisions||20 Kreise and 3 Stadtkreise|
|• Total||8,771 km2 (3,387 sq mi)|
|• Density||200/km2 (520/sq mi)|
|Vehicle registration||K, V|
The district was established, with the other 13, on July 25, 1952, substituting the old German states. After October 3, 1990, it was disestablished due to the German reunification, becoming again part of the state of Saxony-Anhalt except Artern kreis, which became part of Thuringia.
The Bezirk was divided into 23 Kreise: 3 urban districts (Stadtkreise) and 20 rural districts (Landkreise):
- Urban districts : Dessau; Halle; Halle-Neustadt.
- Rural districts : Artern; Aschersleben; Bernburg; Bitterfeld; Eisleben; Gräfenhainichen; Hettstedt; Hohenmölsen; Köthen; Merseburg; Naumburg; Nebra; Quedlinburg; Querfurt; Roßlau; Saalkreis; Sangerhausen; Weißenfels; Wittenberg; Zeitz.
- "40 Jahre DDR", National central administration for statistics, May 1989
- Former city, now a quarter part of Halle
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