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Halle (Saale)
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Moritzburg (Halle), Halle-Neustadt, Francke Foundations and Halle State Museum of Prehistory
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Coat of arms of Halle (Saale)
Administration
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Urban district
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
Website www.halle.de

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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