|• Total||1,433 km2 (553 sq mi)|
(31 December 2020)
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Vehicle registration||SK, MER, MQ, QFT|
Saalekreis is a district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The district seat is Merseburg. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the districts Kyffhäuserkreis (Thuringia), Mansfeld-Südharz, Salzlandkreis, Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Nordsachsen, Leipzig (both Saxony) and Burgenlandkreis. The district-free city of Halle is surrounded by the Saalekreis.
The district was established by merging the former districts of Merseburg-Querfurt and Saalkreis as part of the district reform of 2007.
The district Saalekreis consists of the following subdivisions:
|Free towns||Free municipalities||Verbandsgemeinde|
|1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town|
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