- Wittenberg (district)
Infobox German district noregbez
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-Flämingand Elbe-Elsterin Brandenburg, and the districts of Torgau-Oschatzand Delitzsch in the Free State of Saxony.
1994the 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-Zerbstwere added to the district of Wittenberg.
The main rivers in the district are the
Elbeand 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-Zerbstdistrict, were assigned to Wittenberg district on 1 July 2007.
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