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Halle (Saale)
Blick Marktkirche Halle.jpg
Moritzburg, Burgtor als Hauptzugang.jpgUrban District Centre.jpg
H51 Francke Krankenhaus Seelsorge.JPGDauerausstellung Paläolithikum, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Sachsen-Anhalt.jpg
Coat of arms of Halle (Saale)
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Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Urban district
Mayor Bernd Wiegand
Basic statistics
Area 135.01 km2 (52.13 sq mi)
Elevation 87 m  (285 ft)
Population {{{Einwohner or  population}}}
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HAL
Postal codes 06108-06132
Area code 0049345

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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