Harz (district)


Coat of arms
Country  Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
Capital Halberstadt
  Total 2,104 km2 (812 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)[1]
  Total 221,366
  Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration HZ, HBS, QLB, WR
Website www.kreis-hz.de

Harz is a district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.


The district was established by merging the former districts of Halberstadt, Wernigerode and Quedlinburg as well as the city of Falkenstein (from the district of Aschersleben-Staßfurt) as part of the reform of 2007.

Towns and municipalities

The district Harz consists of the following subdivisions:[2]

Free townsFree municipalitiesVerbandsgemeinde
  1. Ballenstedt
  2. Blankenburg am Harz
  3. Falkenstein
  4. Halberstadt
  5. Harzgerode
  6. Ilsenburg
  7. Oberharz am Brocken
  8. Osterwieck
  9. Quedlinburg
  10. Thale
  11. Wernigerode
  1. Huy
  2. Nordharz


  1. Ditfurt
  2. Groß Quenstedt
  3. Harsleben
  4. Hedersleben
  5. Schwanebeck2
  6. Selke-Aue
  7. Wegeleben1, 2
1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Landkreis Harz.
  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
  2. Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt

Coordinates: 51°52′N 10°53′E / 51.867°N 10.883°E / 51.867; 10.883

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