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Halle-Merseburg

Province of Halle-Merseburg
Provinz Halle-Merseburg
Province of Prussia

1944–1945
Location of Halle-Merseburg
The Province of Halle-Merseburg in 1944.
Capital Merseburg
Government Province
High President
 -  1944–1945 Joachim A. Eggeling
Historical era World War II
 -  Established 1 July 1944
 -  Disestablished 23 July 1945
Area
 -  1933a 10,217.26 km2 (3,945 sq mi)
Population
 -  1933a 1,486,274 
Density 145.5 /km2  (376.8 /sq mi)
a. Within 1944/45 borders.

The Province of Halle-Merseburg (German: Provinz Halle-Merseburg) was a province of the Free State of Prussia from 1944–45. The provincial capital was the city Merseburg.

Halle-Merseburg was created on 1 July 1944, out of Regierungsbezirk Merseburg, an administrative region from the former Province of Saxony. The governor of the new province was Joachim Albrecht Eggeling, the Gauleiter of the Nazi Gau Halle-Merseburg. In 1945, the Province of Halle-Merseburg was dissolved into a recreated Province of Saxony.

Districts in 1945

Urban districts

  1. Eisleben
  2. Halle
  3. Merseburg
  4. Naumburg
  5. Weißenfels
  6. Lutherstadt Wittenberg
  7. Zeitz

Rural districts

  1. Bitterfeld
  2. Delitzsch
  3. Eckartsberga (seat: Kölleda)
  4. Liebenwerda (seat: Bad Liebenwerda)
  5. Mansfelder Gebirgskreis (seat: Mansfeld)
  6. Mansfelder Seekreis (seat: Eisleben)
  7. Merseburg
  8. Querfurt
  9. Saalkreis (seat: Halle)
  10. Sangerhausen
  11. Schweinitz (seat: Herzberg)
  12. Torgau
  13. Weißenfels
  14. Wittenberg
  15. Zeitz

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