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Halle (region)

Halle
Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Halle
Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Halle
Coordinates: 51°28′00″N 11°58′00″E / 51.4667°N 11.9667°E / 51.4667; 11.9667
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
Disestablished2004-01-01
Region seatHalle
Area
 • Total4,430 km2 (1,710 sq mi)
Population
(1999)
 • Total876,132
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)

Halle was one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, located in the south of the country.

History

It was founded in 1952 while part of East Germany. Becoming effective on January 1, 2004 the Regierungsbezirk was disbanded. Its functions were taken over by the Landesverwaltungsamt, which has three offices at the former seats of the Bezirksregierungen.

Subdivisions

See also