The following list sorts all cities and communes in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt with a population of more than 10,000.[1] As of December 31, 2017, 55 cities fulfill this criterion and are listed here. This list refers only to the population of individual municipalities within their defined limits, which does not include other municipalities or suburban areas within urban agglomerations.

List

Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale)
Magdeburg
Magdeburg
Dessau-Roßlau
Dessau-Roßlau
Wittenberg
Wittenberg
Weißenfels
Weißenfels
Halberstadt
Halberstadt
Bitterfeld-Wolfen
Bitterfeld-Wolfen
Stendal
Stendal
Merseburg
Merseburg

The following table lists the 55 cities and communes in Saxony-Anhalt with a population of at least 10,000 on December 31, 2017, as estimated by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.[2] A city is displayed in bold if it is a state or federal capital.

  1. The city rank by population as of December 31, 2017, as estimated by the Federal Statistical Office of German[2]
  2. The city name[2]
  3. The name of the district (Landkreis) in which the city lies (some cities are districts on their own called urban districts)[2]
  4. The city population as of December 31, 2017, as estimated by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany[2]
  5. The city population as of May 9, 2011, as enumerated by the 2011 European Union census[3]
  6. The city land area as of December 31, 2017[2]
  7. The city population density as of December 31, 2017 (residents per unit of land area)[2]
Rank City district 2017 estimate 2011 Census 2017 land area 2017 pop. density
1. Halle (Saale) urban district 239,173 229,153 135 km² 1,771/km²
2. Magdeburg urban district 238,478 228,144 201 km² 1,186/km²
3. Dessau-Roßlau urban district 82,111 86,030 245 km² 335.5/km²
4. Wittenberg Wittenberg (district) 46,272 47,390 240 km² 192.5/km²
5. Weißenfels Burgenlandkreis 40,874 40,194 114 km² 359.9/km²
6. Halberstadt Harz 40,871 40,708 143 km² 285.9/km²
7. Stendal Stendal (district) 39,822 40,959 268 km² 148.6/km²
8. Bitterfeld-Wolfen Anhalt-Bitterfeld 39,103 43,301 87.0 km² 449.7/km²
9. Merseburg Saalekreis 34,197 33,880 53.8 km² 636.1/km²
10. Bernburg (Saale) Salzlandkreis 32,876 35,016 113 km² 289.7/km²
11. Wernigerode Harz 32,837 33,964 170 km² 193.0/km²
12. Naumburg (Saale) Burgenlandkreis 32,755 33,228 130 km² 252.2/km²
13. Schönebeck (Elbe) Salzlandkreis 31,038 32,592 86.0 km² 360.8/km²
14. Zeitz Burgenlandkreis 28,381 30,445 87.2 km² 325.5/km²
15. Aschersleben Salzlandkreis 27,712 28,540 156 km² 177.4/km²
16. Sangerhausen Mansfeld-Südharz 26,798 28,878 208 km² 129.0/km²
17. Köthen (Anhalt) Anhalt-Bitterfeld 26,157 27,565 78.4 km² 333.5/km²
18. Staßfurt Salzlandkreis 25,830 28,054 147 km² 176.1/km²
19. Quedlinburg Harz 24,216 20,539 120 km² 201.1/km²
20. Salzwedel Altmarkkreis Salzwedel 24,002 24,693 305 km² 78.8/km²
21. Eisleben Mansfeld-Südharz 23,651 24,627 144 km² 164.4/km²
22. Gardelegen Altmarkkreis Salzwedel 22,614 23,568 632 km² 35.8/km²
23. Burg Jerichower Land 22,583 23,153 164 km² 137.7/km²
24. Zerbst/Anhalt Anhalt-Bitterfeld 21,702 22,608 468 km² 46.4/km²
25. Blankenburg (Harz) Harz 19,985 21,118 149 km² 134.2/km²
26. Oschersleben (Bode) Börde (district) 19,807 20,588 189 km² 104.8/km²
27. Haldensleben Börde (district) 19,354 18,527 156 km² 123.9/km²
28. Hohe Börde Börde (district) 18,389 18,133 172 km² 107.1/km²
29. Thale Harz 17,600 18,482 138 km² 127.9/km²
30. Landsberg Saalekreis 15,032 15,274 125 km² 119.9/km²
31. Sandersdorf-Brehna Anhalt-Bitterfeld 14,468 15,183 81.8 km² 176.8/km²
32. Hettstedt Mansfeld-Südharz 14,265 15,196 36.9 km² 386.3/km²
33. Jessen (Elster) Wittenberg 14,174 14,620 352 km² 40.3/km²
34. Genthin Jerichower Land 14,138 15,036 231 km² 61.3/km²
35. Wanzleben-Börde Börde (district) 14,038 14,767 188 km² 74.6/km²
36. Leuna Saalekreis 13,947 14,138 87.7 km² 159.0/km²
37. Oebisfelde-Weferlingen Börde (district) 13,795 13,838 249 km² 55.3/km²
38. Südliches Anhalt Anhalt-Bitterfeld 13,490 14,532 192 km² 70.4/km²
39. Möckern Jerichower Land 12,993 13,728 524 km² 24.8/km²
40. Teutschenthal Saalekreis 12,888 13,507 90.6 km² 142.2/km²
41. Coswig (Anhalt) Wittenberg (district) 11,986 12,780 296 km² 40.5/km²
42. Gräfenhainichen Wittenberg (district) 11,821 12,975 159 km² 74.4/km²
43. Bad Dürrenberg Saalekreis 11,745 12,033 36.1 km² 324.9/km²
44. Muldestausee Anhalt-Bitterfeld 11,611 12,058 138 km² 84.4/km²
45. Wolmirstedt Börde (district) 11,477 11,708 54.3 km² 211.5/km²
46. Salzatal Saalekreis 11,438 12,080 109 km² 104.6/km²
47. Osterwieck Harz 11,176 11,711 213 km² 52.5/km²
48. Braunsbedra Saalekreis 10,841 11,636 74.3 km² 145.9/km²
49. Schkopau Saalekreis 10,840 11,236 99.7 km² 108.7/km²
50. Tangerhütte Stendal (district) 10,814 11,665 295 km² 36.7/km²
51. Querfurt Saalekreis 10,791 11,526 155 km² 69.4/km²
52. Oberharz am Brocken Harz 10,563 11,686 272 km² 38.9/km²
53. Gommern Jerichower Land 10,557 10,919 160 km² 66.0/km²
54. Tangermünde Stendal (district) 10,370 10,648 89.9 km² 115.4/km²
55. Klötze Altmarkkreis Salzwedel 10,115 10,558 278 km² 36.4/km²

References

  1. ^ "Laufende Stadtbeobachtung – Raumabgrenzungen" (in German). Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung. Archived from the original on October 1, 2017. Retrieved Feb 15, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Homepage - Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)". www.destatis.de.
  3. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Geschlecht für Kreise und kreisfreie Städte" (XLS) (in German). Wiesbaden: Federal Statistical Office of Germany. April 10, 2014.