Nordharz

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Nordharz
Coat of arms of Nordharz
Coat of arms
Nordharz   is located in Germany
Nordharz
Nordharz
Coordinates: 51°54′N 10°46′E / 51.900°N 10.767°E / 51.900; 10.767Coordinates: 51°54′N 10°46′E / 51.900°N 10.767°E / 51.900; 10.767
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Harz
Area
 • Total 96.42 km2 (37.23 sq mi)
Elevation 170 m (560 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,867
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38855, 38871
Dialling codes 039451, 039452, 039458
Vehicle registration HZ

Nordharz is a municipality in the district of Harz, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

The municipal area consists of eight villages:

The administrative seat is located in Veckenstedt

The municipality was formed in the course of an administrative reform on 1 January 2010 by merging the seven municipalities of the former Verwaltungsgemeinschaft ("collective municipality") Nordharz with the municipality of Danstedt, formerly part of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Harzvorland-Huy.

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