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Schönebeck (district)

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Country  Germany
Disbanded  2007-07-01
Vehicle registration  SBK
Capital  Schönebeck
State  Saxony-Anhalt
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Population  75,321 (2002)
Date dissolved  July 1, 2007
Schönebeck (district)
Website  landkreis-schoenebeck.de

Schönebeck was a district (Kreis) in the middle of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) the district-free city Magdeburg, the districts Jerichower Land, Anhalt-Zerbst, Köthen, Bernburg, Aschersleben-Staßfurt and Bördekreis.

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History

The district was created on July 1, 1816, with the capital Calbe, and was therefore named Landkreis Calbe. 1946 Schönebeck became a district-free city, but was reincorporated into the district in 1950 and became the new administrative seat. It was also renamed to Landkreis Schönebeck then to represent the change of capital.

Geography

Main rivers in the district are the Elbe and the Saale. The landscape is the mostly flat Magdeburger Börde. The elevation of the district ranges between 43 m and 123 m above sea level.

Partnerships

In 1991 the district started a friendship with the Polish district Jarosław, which was converted into a partnership in 2001. Another friendship with the district Wittmund in Lower Saxony.

References

Schönebeck (district) Wikipedia


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