Halle, Saxony-Anhalt

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Halle or Halle on the Saale
Market Place with Red Tower
Market Place with Red Tower
Coat of arms of Halle or Halle on the Saale
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Urban district
Government
 • Mayor Dagmar Szabados (SPD)
Area
 • Total 135.01 km2 (52.13 sq mi)
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (2007-03-31)
 • Total 233,415
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06108-06132
Dialling codes 0345
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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