Börde (district)

Börde, a district in Saxony-Anhalt in Germany, is the site of the former Morsleben radioactive waste repository. The disposal of waste into the facility ended in 1998.

Börde
Coat of arms of Börde
Coat of arms
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
CapitalHaldensleben
Area
 • Total2,366 km2 (914 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2019)[1]
 • Total170,923
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationBK, BÖ, HDL, OC, OK, WMS, WZL
Websitehttp://www.boerdekreis.de

HistoryEdit

The district formed with the merger the former districts of Ohrekreis and Bördekreis as part of the local-government reform of 2007.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

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

Free towns Free municipalities
  1. Haldensleben
  2. Oebisfelde-Weferlingen
  3. Oschersleben
  4. Wanzleben-Börde
  5. Wolmirstedt
  1. Barleben
  2. Hohe Börde
  3. Niedere Börde
  4. Sülzetal
Verbandsgemeinden with municipalities
  1. Angern
  2. Burgstall
  3. Colbitz
  4. Loitsche-Heinrichsberg
  5. Rogätz1
  6. Westheide
  7. Zielitz
  1. Altenhausen
  2. Beendorf
  3. Bülstringen
  4. Calvörde
  5. Erxleben
  6. Flechtingen1
  7. Ingersleben
  1. Eilsleben1
  2. Harbke
  3. Hötensleben
  4. Sommersdorf
  5. Ummendorf
  6. Völpke
  7. Wefensleben
  1. Am Großen Bruch
  2. Ausleben
  3. Gröningen1, 2
  4. Kroppenstedt2
1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town;

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2019" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
  2. ^ "Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt". Archived from the original on 2017-05-15. Retrieved 2009-08-06.

Coordinates: 52°10′N 11°20′E / 52.167°N 11.333°E / 52.167; 11.333