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Harz
District
Harz in S-A.svg
Country  Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
Area
 • Total 2,104 km2 (812 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 241.017
 • Density 0.114552/km2 (0.29669/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration HZ
Website www.kreis-hz.de

Harz is a rural district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

History

The district was made by joining the old districts of Halberstadt, Wernigerode and Quedlinburg as well as the city of Falkenstein (from the district of Aschersleben-Staßfurt). This was part of the reform of all districts in 2007.

Towns and municipalities

Free towns Free municipalities
  1. Elbingerode
  2. Falkenstein
  3. Halberstadt
  4. Quedlinburg
  5. Wernigerode
  1. Huy
Verwaltungsgemeinschaften
  • 1. Ballenstedt/Bode-Selke-Aue
  1. Ballenstedt1, 2
  2. Ditfurt
  3. Hausneindorf
  4. Hedersleben
  5. Heteborn
  6. Radisleben
  7. Wedderstedt
  • 2. Blankenburg
  1. Blankenburg am Harz1, 2
  2. Cattenstedt
  3. Heimburg
  4. Hüttenrode
  5. Timmenrode
  6. Wienrode
  • 3. Bode-Holtemme
  1. Groß Quenstedt
  2. Harsleben
  3. Nienhagen
  4. Schwanebeck2
  5. Wegeleben1, 2
  • 4. Brocken-Hochharz
  1. Allrode
  2. Altenbrak
  3. Benneckenstein2
  4. Elend
  5. Hasselfelde1, 2
  6. Schierke
  7. Sorge
  8. Stiege
  9. Tanne
  10. Treseburg
* 5. Gernrode/Harz
  1. Bad Suderode
  2. Friedrichsbrunn
  3. Gernrode1, 2
  4. Rieder
  5. Stecklenberg
  • 6. Harzvorland-Huy
  1. Aspenstedt
  2. Athenstedt
  3. Danstedt
  4. Langenstein
  5. Sargstedt
  6. Ströbeck1
  • 7. Ilsenburg
  1. Darlingerode
  2. Drübeck
  3. Ilsenburg1, 2
  • 8. Nordharz
  1. Abbenrode
  2. Derenburg2
  3. Heudeber
  4. Langeln
  5. Reddeber
  6. Schmatzfeld
  7. Stapelburg
  8. Veckenstedt1
  9. Wasserleben
  • 9. Osterwieck-Fallstein
  1. Aue-Fallstein
  2. Berßel
  3. Bühne
  4. Lüttgenrode
  5. Osterwieck1, 2
  6. Rhoden
  7. Schauen
  8. Wülperode
  • 10. Thale
  1. Neinstedt
  2. Thale1, 2
  3. Weddersleben
  4. Westerhausen
  • 11. Unterharz
  1. Dankerode
  2. Güntersberge2
  3. Harzgerode1, 2
  4. Königerode
  5. Neudorf
  6. Schielo
  7. Siptenfelde
  8. Straßberg
1seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft; 2town

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