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Halle (Saale)
Blick Marktkirche Halle.jpg
Moritzburg, Burgtor als Hauptzugang.jpg Urban District Centre.jpg
H51 Francke Krankenhaus Seelsorge.JPG Dauerausstellung Paläolithikum, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Sachsen-Anhalt.jpg
From top: Halle city centre,
Moritzburg (Halle), Halle-Neustadt, Francke Foundations and Halle State Museum of Prehistory
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Coat of arms of Halle (Saale)
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Urban district
Elevation
87 m (285 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • Total 238,762
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
06108-06132
Dialling codes 0049345
Vehicle registration HAL
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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