|• Total||540.36 km2 (208.63 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Quedlinburg was a district (Kreis) in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Wernigerode, Halberstadt, Bördekreis, Aschersleben-Staßfurt, Mansfelder Land, Sangerhausen and the district Nordhausen in Thuringia.
In 1950, the district of Ballenstedt was added to the district. Parts of the districts of Blankenburg and of Aschersleben were added in 1994.
On July 1, 2007, the district of Quedlinburg was merged, with the districts of Halberstadt and of Wernigerode, into the new district of Harz.
The northern part of the district is located in the Harz mountains.
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