|• Mayor||Olaf Schumann (Left)|
|• Total||19.84 km2 (7.66 sq mi)|
|Elevation||149 m (489 ft)|
|• Density||83/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Recently, Karsdorf became known for its genetic testimonies. Haak et al. published an older, male individual "KAR6a, dated with 5207 to 5070 calBC into the Early-Neolithic Lienbandkeramik, having the Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup H1 and the Y-haplogroup T1a. The other, female individuum was dated with 2564-2475 cal. BC into the Corded Ware Culture (German Schnurkeramik) and had the mitochondrial haplogroup T1a1.
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
- Wolfgang Haak, Iosif Lazaridis, Nick Patterson, et al., Massive migration from the steppe was a source for Indo-European languages in Europe. Nature 522, 207–211 (11 June 2015) doi:10.1038/nature14317
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