Halle, Saxony-Anhalt

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Halle (Saale)
Blick Marktkirche Halle.jpg
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H51 Francke Krankenhaus Seelsorge.JPGDauerausstellung Paläolithikum, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Sachsen-Anhalt.jpg
Flag of Halle (Saale)
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Coat of arms of Halle (Saale)
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Halle (Saale)  is located in Germany
Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale)
Coordinates: 51°29′N 11°58′E / 51.483°N 11.967°E / 51.483; 11.967Coordinates: 51°29′N 11°58′E / 51.483°N 11.967°E / 51.483; 11.967
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Urban district
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Wiegand
Area
 • Total 135.01 km2 (52.13 sq mi)
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 236,991
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06108-06132
Dialling codes 0049345
Vehicle registration HAL
Website www.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).