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State: Saxony-Anhalt
Regierungsbezirk: Madgeburg
District: Quedlinburg
Area: 57 km²
Population: 8,277 (12/31/2002)
Population density: 145/km²
Elevation: 235 m
Postal code: 06493
Area/distance code: 039483
Location: 51.71667/51°43' N lat.
11.21667/11°13' W long.
Municipal code: 15 3 64 003
Car designation: EIC
Address of the city administration: 12 Rathausplatz
Ballenstedt 06493
Website: www.dallenstedt.de (http://www.ballenstedt.de/)
Mayor: Wolfgang Schneider (FDP)

Ballenstedt is a town, which is been located on the northern edge of the east resin. It belongs to the district of Quedlinburg in Saxony_Anhalt. The Roman_style road leads into Ballenstedt.

In Ballenstedt it has a Schloss in Ballenstedt the Ascanian seat. The mine tester representative Albert I of Brandenburg from in the year 1157 of Mark Brandenburg and was her first Markgtaf. Albert I led like his father, the title Graf von Ballenstedt. Albert I's grave lies with some gates in the Ascanian monastery in Ballenstedt. In the city park, a monument for Albrecht is located, built from Frithjof Meussling.

Ballenstedt became furthermore as a cemetery. The former house of Kuegelgens equally beside the schloss (château) serves today as a museum. Also the schloss is used as museum. The Ballenstedter schloss theatre is the oldest theatre in Saxony-Anhalt. After the turn, 1989 the first democratically selected mayor of Ballenstedt, Wolfgang Gurke, changed the fate of the city considerably.

Likewise it resided for a long long time in Ballenstedt the prominent family Kiep, from which Ottl Kiep (diplomat) and Walther Leisler Kiep.

External link

  • homepage (http://www.ballenstedt.de)

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