Halle (Saale)

Halle (Saale)
Blick Marktkirche Halle.jpg
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Dauerausstellung Paläolithikum, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Sachsen-Anhalt.jpg
Flag of Halle (Saale)
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Coat of arms of Halle (Saale)
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Halle (Saale) is located in Germany
Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale)
Coordinates: 51°29′N 11°58′E / 51°29′N 11°58′E / 51.483; 11.967
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorBernd Wiegand
Area
 • Total135.01 km2 (52.13 sq mi)
Elevation87 m (285 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total239,173
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes06108-06132
Dialling codes0049345
Vehicle registrationHAL
Websitewww.halle.de

Halle (Saale) (UK: ə/, US: ə/; German: [ˈhalə ˈzaːlə] (About this sound listen)) is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.

Halle is an economic and educational center in central-eastern Germany. The University of Halle-Wittenberg is the largest university in Saxony-Anhalt, one of the oldest universities in Germany, and a nurturing ground for the local startup ecosystem. Together with Leipzig, Halle is at the heart of the Central German Metropolitan Region.

Geography

Halle (Saale) is in the southern part of Saxony-Anhalt, along the river Saale which drains the surrounding plains and the greater part of the neighbouring Free State of Thuringia just to its south, and the Thuringian basin, northwards from the Thuringian Forest. Leipzig, one of Germany's major cities, is only 35 kilometres (22 mi) away.

Other Languages
Alemannisch: Halle (Saale)
Bân-lâm-gú: Halle (Saale)
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Гале-на-Заале
български: Хале
brezhoneg: Halle (Saale)
čeština: Halle (Saale)
Deutsch: Halle (Saale)
dolnoserbski: Halle (Solawa)
eesti: Halle
Ελληνικά: Χάλλε (Ζάαλε)
Esperanto: Halle (Saale)
فارسی: هاله (شهر)
français: Halle-sur-Saale
Gaeilge: Halle (Saale)
Gàidhlig: Halle (Saale)
galego: Halle
한국어: 할레
հայերեն: Հալլե
hornjoserbsce: Hala nad Solawu
hrvatski: Halle (Saale)
Bahasa Indonesia: Halle (Saale)
Interlingue: Halle (Saale)
isiXhosa: Halle (Saale)
íslenska: Halle
italiano: Halle (Saale)
עברית: האלה
ქართული: ჰალე (ზაალე)
latviešu: Halle
Lëtzebuergesch: Halle (Sachsen-Anhalt)
lietuvių: Halė
македонски: Хале (Зале)
Malagasy: Halle (Saale)
मराठी: हाले
Nederlands: Halle (Saale)
Nordfriisk: Halle (Saale)
norsk nynorsk: Halle an der Saale
occitan: Halle
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Halle (Saale)
پنجابی: ہالے
Plattdüütsch: Halle (Saale)
português: Halle (Saale)
reo tahiti: Halle (Saale)
română: Halle (Saale)
Runa Simi: Halle (Saale)
sardu: Halle
Seeltersk: Halle (Saale)
Simple English: Halle, Saxony-Anhalt
slovenčina: Halle (Saale)
slovenščina: Halle, Saška-Anhalt
ślůnski: Halle (Saale)
српски / srpski: Хале
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Halle (bei Neuenhaus)
suomi: Halle
татарча/tatarça: Һалле
Tiếng Việt: Halle (Saale)
Yorùbá: Halle (Saale)
粵語: 哈勒