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.

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 2018)[1]
 • Total190,560
 • Density130/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

HistoryEdit

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 municipalitiesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2018" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
  2. ^ Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt

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