Karsdorf

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Karsdorf
Coat of arms of Karsdorf
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Karsdorf   is located in Germany
Karsdorf
Karsdorf
Location of Karsdorf within Burgenlandkreis district
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Coordinates: 51°16′59″N 11°39′0″E / 51.28306°N 11.65000°E / 51.28306; 11.65000Coordinates: 51°16′59″N 11°39′0″E / 51.28306°N 11.65000°E / 51.28306; 11.65000
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Burgenlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Unstruttal
Government
 • Mayor Olaf Schumann (Left)
Area
 • Total 19.84 km2 (7.66 sq mi)
Elevation 149 m (489 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,655
 • Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06638
Dialling codes 034461
Vehicle registration BLK
Website www.karsdorf.de

Karsdorf is a municipality in the Burgenlandkreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

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.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). 
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ https://www.oagr.org.au/source/I0550/