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Sachsen- Anhalt, capital Magdeburg is the largest city in the state. It is the 8th largest state of Germany in respect to size and 10th largest in population.

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Saxony-Anhalt


Saxony-Anhalt is a state in the eastern part of Germany. A landlocked German state, Saxony-Anhalt is the eight largest state in the country comprising an area of 7,894.9 square miles. Its population stands at 2.34 million, which makes it the tenth most populated state in the country. Though Saxony-Anhalt's capital is Magdeburg, Halle is the largest city. Saxony-Anhalt shares its borders with other German states such as Brandenburg, Thuringia, Lower Saxony and Saxony.

There are many popular attractions in Saxony-Anhalt that people can visit. Some of these include:

Harz National Park: A popular tourist attraction, Harz National Park was created in its current form in the year 2006. Apart from the dazzing sights and immense greenery, tourists here would also get to see rare animals such as the black storck, European wildcat, dipper, peregrine falcon, and many other animals.

Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz: Established in the late 18th century, the Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a perfect place to spend a day with your family.

Harz Steam Railway: Do check out this fabulous railway. What sets this railway apart is that here most of the trains are steam hauled. However, it is the best way to explore the pictursque Harz.

Jahrtausendturm im Elbauenpark: It is a wonderful park and has a science museum which is known as the Millenium Tower. Here you would get a glimpse of the various scientific discoveries made during the ages.

Museum für Luftfahrt und Technik Wernigerode: An aviation musuem, here one would come across varied aerospace exhibits. Some of the exhibits on display include helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft, aircraft engines, cockpit sections, ejection seats, among others.

Other attractions: Apart from these, there are many other attractions such as the Romanesque Road, numerous castles and palaces, historic parks and gardens, among others.

Getting to Saxony-Anhalt

Leipzig-Halle Airport, which is shared by both Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony, is a premium airport offering flights to other German destinations as well as some in the rest of Europe. The airport is conveniently located and offers train connections to the towns of Leipzig and Halle. Other prominent airports located close to the state are Hanover (HAJ) and the Berlin airports Tegel (TXL) and Schönefeld (SXF).

Tourists can also choose to travel by train. In the east-to-west corridor, the ICE trains use the high-speed-line Berlin-Wolfsburg-Hanover. Meanwhile, all kinds of trains use the trunk line Berlin-Potsdam-Magdeburg-Braunschweig-Kassel/Hanover and the Halle-Kassel/Göttingen line is serviced by regional trains. In the north-south ICE and IC-trains service the main line Berlin-Wittenberg-(Leipzig)- Naumburg-Nuremberg/Frankfurt.

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  Districts in Sachsen-Anhalt  
District AbbreviationCapitalPopulation Area(km.²)
Altmarkkreis SalzwedelASSalzwedel88,2412,293
Anhalt-BitterfeldABKöthen172,1271,453
BördeBRHaldensleben176,0482,366
BurgenlandkreisBGNaumburg (Saale)189,7291,413
Dessau-RoßlauDRDessau-Roßlau86,030245
Halle (Saale)HAHalle (Saale)229,153135
HarzHRHalberstadt226,4952,104
Jerichower LandJLBurg93,8491,577
MagdeburgMGMagdeburg228,144201
Mansfeld-SüdharzMSSangerhausen147,8871,449
SaalekreisSLMerseburg191,6811,433
SalzlandkreisSZBernburg (Saale)205,4581,426
StendalSEStendal119,2042,423
WittenbergWTLutherstadt Wittenberg132,9941,930

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Last Updated : November 03, 2016


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