Salzlandkreis

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Salzland
Coat of arms of Salzland
Coat of arms
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
CapitalBernburg
Area
 • Total1,425.9 km2 (550.5 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total192,739
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationSLK, ASL, BBG, SBK, SFT
Websitewww.kreis-slk.de

Salzland is a district in the middle of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the districts Harz, Börde, Magdeburg, Jerichower Land, Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Mansfeld-Südharz and Saalekreis.

History[edit]

The district was established by merging the former districts of Bernburg, Schönebeck and Aschersleben-Staßfurt (except the town Falkenstein) as part of the reform of 2007.

Towns and municipalities[edit]

The district Salzlandkreis consists of the following subdivisions:[2]

Free towns Free municipalities
  1. Aschersleben
  2. Barby
  3. Bernburg
  4. Calbe
  5. Hecklingen
  6. Könnern
  7. Nienburg
  8. Schönebeck
  9. Seeland
  10. Staßfurt
  1. Bördeland
Verbandsgemeinden
  1. Bördeaue
  2. Börde-Hakel
  3. Borne
  4. Egeln1, 2
  5. Wolmirsleben
  1. Alsleben2
  2. Giersleben
  3. Güsten1, 2
  4. Ilberstedt
  5. Plötzkau
1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2017" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
  2. ^ Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°50′N 11°35′E / 51.833°N 11.583°E / 51.833; 11.583