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 Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state was created in 1990, shortly before German reunification, covering much the same area as an earlier unit (1947-1952) comprising the former Anhalt, the former Prussian Province of Saxony and some small exclaves of the former Brunswick-Lüneburg.
Because of the chemical industry Saxony Anhalt is also the largest receiver of FDIs (Foreign Direct Investments) in all of eastern Germany.
The state's name is sometimes spelled Saxony Anhalt in English (ie, without the hyphen). /wiki/Saxony-Anhalt   (411 words)

Bernard died in 1212, and Anhalt, separated from Saxony, passed to his son Henry[?], who in 1218 took the title of prince and was the real founder of the house of Anhalt.
Anhalt is a historical region of Germany, which is now included in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.
After World War II it was united with the Prussian parts of Saxony in order to form the new area of Saxony-Anhalt. /lookup/encyclopedia/an/Anhalt.html   (1689 words)

 Saxony-Anhalt --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Lower Saxony stretches from The Netherlands border in the west to the border of Mecklenburg–West Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt Länder in the east.
Saxony-Anhalt had its origins in the principality of Anhalt (q.v.), which was a duchy from 1863 to 1918 and a Land of Germany from 1918 until 1945, when it became part of Saxony-Anhalt.
In mid-1990 the borders of the five historic Länder, or states, of East Germany—Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, and Thuringia—were restored, and on Oct. 3, 1990, the states became part of a united Germany. /eb/article-9065982   (816 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Saxony-Anhalt
After German unification in 1990, the states of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt were created.
Saxony, in east central Germany, occupies basically the same... /Saxony-Anhalt.html   (98 words)

That's why we always speak of Saxony in our genealogy, as Saxony-Anhalt was then part of Saxony, but Zeitz, where our family comes from, is definitely situated in Saxony-Anhalt.Before the reunification of Germany, Saxony-Anhalt was part of the German Democratic Republic or East Germany.
Situated towards the north of Germany, Saxony-Anhalt had a population of 2,965,000 inhabitants in 1994. /catherine.sinclair/saxonyanhalt.htm   (272 words)

 World Flags Collection; Saxony-Anhalt
Province of Saxony-Anhalt 23 July 1945 by merger of Anhalt and Saxony.
The stripes and rue crown are for Saxony.
A Prussian province of Saxony 1 April 1816. /~u84508119/ger-saa.htm   (68 words)

 Flag Proposals 1990 (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
The historical background of the five new Länder (Saxony, Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania) was very different.
A black-yellow bicolour with a roundel in the Anhalt colours (red-green-white) in the center, symbolizing that Anhalt is surrounded by the former Provinz Sachsen [see areas 'A' and 'vii' on the clickable map of Germany 1871].
A vertical triband of red-green-white, the Anhalt colours. /fotw/flags/de-st!90.html   (589 words)

The territory of Anhalt, named after the medieval castle of Anhalt, was divided and reunited many times before becoming a duchy in 1863.
It became a member of the North German Confederation in 1866. /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0012786.html   (196 words)

 Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Pictures
From 1603 to 1918 it was the capital of the dukes of Anhalt.
The city became commercially important at the end of the 17th century.
In 1626, during the Thirty Years' War, the Austrian commander Albrecht Wenzel von Wallenstein won a decisive victory over the Protestant forces in the vicinity. /Europe/Germany/Saxony-Anhalt/Dessau_city.html   (171 words)

 Encyclopedia: Saxony
Saxony borders, from the east and clockwise, on Poland, the Czech Republic and the German states of Bavaria, Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg.
The Vogtlandkreis is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of Saxony, Germany, at the borders to Thuringia, Bavaria, and the Czech Republic.
Kamenz (Lusatian: Kamjenc) is a Kreis (district) in the north-east of Saxony, Germany. /encyclopedia/Saxony   (5446 words)

 Saxony-Anhalt 1946-1952 (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
After World War Two, the Prussian Province of Saxony and the State of Anhalt were merged to form the State of Saxony-Anhalt.
Officially adopted 28 April 1884 as flag of the Prussian province Saxony. /flags/de-st946.html   (322 words)

 Saxony-Anhalt Camping Holidays at Cheapest Camping Germany EU
Saxony-Anhalt stretches from the Altmark heathland bordering the state of Lower Saxony to the north, across the fertile lowlands of the Magdeburger Börde and the industrial areas around Halle and Bitterfeld to the vineyards along the Saale and Unstrut rivers, the most northerly wine-growing region in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Situated in the middle of Saxony Anhalt, the towns of Wittenberg and Eisleben enjoy ongoing growth in international interest.
Saxony-Anhalt offers a multitude of destinations, as one of the Federal German States richest areas in terms of mansions and castles this state invites you to time travel back along the "Romanesque Route" to a mediaeval age of Knights and Princes. /Districts/Saxony-Anhalt.shtml   (1396 words)

 Omniseek: /Open Directory /Regional /Europe /Germany /Saxony-Anhalt
Germany Germany: state elections in Saxony - Anhalt in Saxony - Anhalt, located in the former East Germany.
The World website Saxony - Anhalt (Germany) Keywords: saxony - anhalt
Germany: state elections in Saxony-Anhalt - Increased vote for the extreme righ /srch/{42370}   (323 words)

 City of Dessau (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
The city was part of Saxony-Anhalt and the Lords of Waldeser had their castle close to the city.
The arms show in the upper part the arms of the Princes of Anhalt and in the lower part the arms of the Lords of Waldeser.
coat of arms: parted per pale (saxony) /Flags/de-st-de.html   (185 words)

 Region Saxony-Anhalt
Saxonia-Anhalt is situated at the heart of Germany and borders on Thuringia, Lower Saxony, Saxony and Brandenburg.
October 1517, these hammer blows were destined to shake the medieval world order to its very foundations. /epc2009/region.shtml   (409 words)

 Halle, Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Halle (also called Halle an der Saale in order to distinguish from Halle in North Rhine-Westphalia) is the largest town in the German Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt.
After World War II Halle served as the capital of the short-lived administrative region of Saxony-Anhalt (until 1952), when the East German government abolished its "Länder".
Halle was a center of German Pietism and played an important role in establishing the Lutheran church in North America, when Henry Muhlenberg and others were sent as missionaries to Pennsylvania. /wiki/Halle,_Saxony-Anhalt   (537 words)

 Wettin (dynasty) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wettin, Saxony-Anhalt, the city from which the Wettin dynasty originated
Created margraves of Meissen in 1089 and dukes of Saxony in 1423 with the dignity of electors of the Holy Roman Empire, the family also acquired the landgravate of Thuringia in 1263, but divided into two branches in 1485.
The Wettin dynasty of German counts, dukes, Prince Electors (Kurfürsten) and kings ruled the area of today's German state of Saxony for more than 800 years as well as holding for a time the kingship of Poland. /wiki/Wettin_(dynasty)   (311 words)

 Federal Foreign Office - Facts about Germany: Saxony-Anhalt
Other noteworthy towns are Wernigerode (35,516 inhabitants) on the edge of the Harz Mountains, with its fine half-timbered houses, Halle/Saale (247,736 inhabitants), the largest town in Saxony- Anhalt, and Wittenberg (50,000 inhabitants), the home of Martin Luther.
But in economic terms, since unification, Saxony- Anhalt has developed into a location attractive to many German and non-German firms alike.
In conjunction with the Free State of Saxony, the Halle-Leipzig region is also becoming a center for bio and gene technology. /787.0.html   (432 words)

 Saxony - Anhalt Travel: Deals and travel information for Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
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 Wettin, Saxony-Anhalt
Wettin is the name of a town in the kreis (district) of Saalkreis in the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Wettin is the original home of the Wettin dynasty, which ruled Saxony for 800 years, were kings of Poland for a while and from which Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, was descended.
The Wettin Burggymnasium (high school) is famous for its art, where people with talent in art can take art to high-school graduation level (Abitur). /encyclopedia/wettin__saxony_anhalt   (188 words)

 Saxony --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Lower Saxony stretches from The Netherlands border in the west to the border of Mecklenburg–West Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt Länder in the east.
Saxony Land was re-created in the process of the reunification of East with West Germany in 1990 from the former East German Bezirke (districts) of Dresden, Chemnitz (formerly Karl-Marx-Stadt), and most of Leipzig, along with a small part of Cottbus Bezirk.
Saxony Land was re-created in 1990 in the process of the unification of East with West Germany. /ebc/article-9065980   (1332 words)

The state of Saxony Anhalt comprises the former East German regions of Altmark, Anhalt-Wittenberg, Magdeburg-Elbe-Börde -Heide, Halle-Saale-Unstrut and Harz offer scenic surroundings, lovely towns and an abundance of sights and attractions bearing witness to Germany´s rich historical and cultural legacy.
About 1,000 years ago German and European history was written in Saxony-Anhalt.
Find a hotel anywhere in Germany to suit your budget /saxony-anhalt.html   (185 words)

 The university - Outline, History, 500 Years of University
With a population of 280,000 inhabitants, Halle, which is situated on the River Saale, is the biggest town in Saxony-Anhalt.
In Halle, as was the case in Wittenberg before, the foundation of the University took place against the background of a far-reaching university reform that was spreading all over Germany.
As Halle was hardly destroyed in World War II, almost the entire inner city, with its numerous fine buildings from the last century, is well preserved. /MLU/universitaet/darstellung_e.htm   (1254 words)

 AUGUSTUS I - Online Information article about AUGUSTUS I
As a ruler of Saxony Augustus was economical and enlightened.
Saxony, was the younger son of See also:
death in July 1553 he became elector of Saxony. /AUD_BAI/AUGUSTUS_I.html   (1743 words)

 Saxony -> History on 2002
The ducal title of Saxony went to Bernard of Anhalt, a younger son of Albert the Bear of Brandenburg and founder of the Ascanian line of Saxon dukes.
(This was united after 1945 with Anhalt to form the state of Saxony-Anhalt.) The kingdom sided (1866) with Austria in the Austro-Prussian War and was defeated.
Duke Maurice of Saxony, a grandson of Albert and a Protestant, received the electoral title in the 16th cent.; it remained in the Albertine branch until the dissolution (1806) of the Holy Roman Empire. /html/section/Saxony_History.asp   (1405 words)

 Saxony - Anhalt hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Germany, by All-Hotels(tm)
Saxony - Anhalt hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Germany, by All-Hotels(tm)
To help you book your hotel reservation we have split up Saxony - Anhalt into 17 areas for your convenience.
Search our hotel directory for cheap hotel deals and lodgings in Saxony - Anhalt, Germany. /europe/germany/saxony_-_anhalt/home.htm   (479 words)

 Saxony Anhalt
(Includes the former duchy of Anhalt and the Prussian province of Sachsen [less regierungsbezirk Erfurt])
12 Nov 1918 Free State of Anhalt (Freistaat Anhalt) /Europa/Germany/saxony_anhalt.htm   (158 words)

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