Halle, Saxony-Anhalt

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Halle (Saale)
Blick Marktkirche Halle.jpg
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Flag of Halle (Saale)
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Coat of arms of Halle (Saale)
Coat of arms
Halle (Saale) is located in Germany
Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale)
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CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorBernd Wiegand
Area
 • Total135.01 km2 (52.13 sq mi)
Elevation87 m (285 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total236,991
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes06108-06132
Dialling codes0049345
Vehicle registrationHAL
Websitewww.halle.de

Halle (also called Halle an der Saale) is the largest town in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It lies in the southern part of the state, on the river Saale. It has about 234,000 inhabitants (2006). It is famous all over the world because Georg Friedrich Handel was born there.

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  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).