Wittenberg (district)

Wittenberg (district)

Infobox German district noregbez
former regierungsbezirk=Dessau
url= [http://www.landkreis-wittenberg.de/ landkreis-wittenberg.de]

Wittenberg is a district ("Kreis") in the east of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Anhalt-Bitterfeld, the district-free city of Dessau-Roßlau, the districts of Potsdam-Mittelmark, Teltow-Fläming and Elbe-Elster in Brandenburg, and the districts of Torgau-Oschatz and Delitzsch in the Free State of Saxony.


In 1994 the district was merged with the district of Jessen and a small part of the district of Gräfenhainichen. In 2007, 27 municipalities from the former district Anhalt-Zerbst were added to the district of Wittenberg.


The main rivers in the district are the Elbe and its tributary, the Schwarze Elster.

Coat of arms

After the resolution of 6 October 2005, as part of municipal reform, the 27 towns and communities of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaften of Coswig and Wörlitzer Winkel, formerly in the Anhalt-Zerbst district, were assigned to Wittenberg district on 1 July 2007.

External links

* [http://www.landkreis-wittenberg.de Official website] de icon

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Wittenberg — For other uses, see Wittenberg (disambiguation). Lutherstadt Wittenberg Market square, with ancient town hall, statue of Martin Luther and Stadtkirche …   Wikipedia

  • WITTENBERG — Citée pour la première fois en 1180, lorsque les Allemands, au cours du grand mouvement de colonisation vers l’Est, construisirent des châteaux pour consolider leur domination sur les peuples slaves. Le droit urbain fut conféré à la cité de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wittenberg (arrondissement) — Arrondissement de Wittenberg Arrondissement de Wittenberg Landkreis Wittenberg …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wittenberg — Lutherstadt Wittenberg Wittemberg …   Wikipédia en Français

  • District de Halle (RDA) — 51° 30′ N 12° 00′ E / 51.5, 12 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tornau, Wittenberg — Infobox Ort in Deutschland Name = Tornau image photo = Wappen = lat deg = 51 |lat min = 37 |lat sec = 59 lon deg = 12 |lon min = 35 |lon sec = 59 Lageplan = Bundesland = Sachsen Anhalt Landkreis = Wittenberg Verwaltungsgemeinschaft = Tor zur… …   Wikipedia

  • Pretzsch, Wittenberg — Infobox Ort in Deutschland image photo = Pretzsch castle.jpg Name = Pretzsch Art = Stadt Wappen = Wappen pretzsch.png lat deg = 51 |lat min = 43 lon deg = 12 |lon min = 48 Lageplan = Bundesland = Sachsen Anhalt Landkreis = Wittenberg… …   Wikipedia

  • Saxe-Wittenberg — Duchy of Saxe Wittenberg Herzogtum Sachsen Wittenberg State of the Holy Roman Empire ← …   Wikipedia

  • University of Arkansas Campus Historic District — U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district …   Wikipedia

  • Arrondissement de Wittenberg — Landkreis Wittenberg …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”