Map of Saxony-Anhalt highlighting the former Regierungsbezirk of Halle
|• Total||4,430 km2 (1,710 sq mi)|
|• Density||200/km2 (510/sq mi)|
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.