Halle, Saxony-Anhalt

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Halle (Saale)
Blick Marktkirche Halle.jpg
Moritzburg, Burgtor als Hauptzugang.jpg
Urban District Centre.jpg
H51 Francke Krankenhaus Seelsorge.JPG
Dauerausstellung Paläolithikum, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Sachsen-Anhalt.jpg
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Coat of arms of Halle (Saale)
Location of Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale) is located in Germany
Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale) is located in Saxony-Anhalt
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
DistrictUrban district
 • MayorBernd Wiegand
 • Total135.01 km2 (52.13 sq mi)
87 m (285 ft)
 • Total237,865
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes0049345
Vehicle registrationHAL

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. In 1904 Reinhard Heydrich was born here who became the most evil Nazi in 1941-1942 .

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). June 2021.

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