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Saxony-Anhalt

[sak-suh-nee-ahn-hahlt] /ˈsæk sə niˈɑn hɑlt/
noun
1.
a state in central Germany. 9515 sq. mi. (24,644 sq. km).
Capital: Magdeburg.
German Sachsen-Anhalt.
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Saxony-Anhalt

/ˈsæksənɪ ˈɑːnhɑːlt/
noun
1.
a state of E Germany: created in 1947 from the state of Anhalt and those parts of Prussia formerly ruled by the duchy of Saxony: part of East Germany until 1990. Pop: 2 523 000 (2003 est)
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Saxony-Anhalt

Land (state), east-central Germany. Saxony-Anhalt borders the German states of Brandenburg to the east, Saxony to the south, Thuringia to the southwest, and Lower Saxony to the northwest. The state capital is Magdeburg. Area 7,895 square miles (20,447 square km). Pop. (2006 est.) 2,441,787.

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