Location of Bezirk Halle within the German Democratic Republic
|Country||German Democratic Republic|
|Subdivisions||20 Kreise and 3 Stadtkreise|
|• Total||8,771 km2 (3,387 sq mi)|
|• Density||200/km2 (520/sq mi)|
|Vehicle registration||K, V|
The district was established, with the other 13, on 25 July 1952, substituting the old German states. After 3 October 1990 it was disestablished as a consequence of the German reunification, becoming again part of the state of Saxony-Anhalt except Artern kreis, which became part of Thuringia.
The Bezirk was divided into 23 Kreise: 3 urban districts (Stadtkreise) and 20 rural districts (Landkreise):
- Urban districts : Dessau; Halle; Halle-Neustadt.
- Rural districts : Artern; Aschersleben; Bernburg; Bitterfeld; Eisleben; Gräfenhainichen; Hettstedt; Hohenmölsen; Köthen; Merseburg; Naumburg; Nebra; Quedlinburg; Querfurt; Roßlau; Saalkreis; Sangerhausen; Weißenfels; Wittenberg; Zeitz.
- "40 Jahre DDR", National central administration for statistics, May 1989
- Former city, now a quarter part of Halle
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