Zahna-Elster is a town in the district of Wittenberg, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It was formed on 1 January 2011 by the merger of the former municipalities Zahna, Dietrichsdorf, Elster (Elbe), Gadegast, Leetza, Listerfehrda, Mühlanger, Zemnick and Zörnigall. On 29 May 2013 the incorporation of Mühlanger was reverted as a result of a decision of the Constitutional court of Saxony-Anhalt,[2] but it was incorporated again on 1 January 2014.

Zahna-Elster
Coat of arms of Zahna-Elster
Coat of arms
Location of Zahna-Elster within Wittenberg district
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Zahna-Elster is located in Germany
Zahna-Elster
Zahna-Elster
Zahna-Elster is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Zahna-Elster
Zahna-Elster
Coordinates: 51°47′57″N 12°24′25″E / 51.79917°N 12.40694°E / 51.79917; 12.40694Coordinates: 51°47′57″N 12°24′25″E / 51.79917°N 12.40694°E / 51.79917; 12.40694
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictWittenberg
Government
 • MayorPeter Müller
Area
 • Total148.49 km2 (57.33 sq mi)
Elevation
120 m (390 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,216
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
06895
Dialling codes034924
Vehicle registrationWB
Websitewww.stadt-zahna-elster.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2018" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
  2. ^ Gemeinde Mühlanger wieder eigenständig, MDR, 29 May 2013