|District of the GDR||Magdeburg|
|surface||734 km² (1989)|
|Population density||86 inhabitants / km² (1989)|
|License Plate||H and M (1953–1990)
HA and MA (1974–1990)
|The Burg district in the Magdeburg district|
The district of Burg was a district in the state of Saxony-Anhalt in the GDR from 1950 to 1952 , then from 1952 to 1990 as the Burg district in the Magdeburg district . From 1990 to 1994 it existed as the Burg district in the state of Saxony-Anhalt . Today his area belongs to the district of Jerichower Land in Saxony-Anhalt. The seat of the district administration was in Burg .
The Burg district bordered clockwise in the north, beginning with the Tangerhütte districts (until 1987) and Stendal (from 1988), Genthin , Brandenburg-Land , Loburg (until 1957) and Zerbst (from 1957), Schönebeck , Magdeburg district and Wolmirstedt .
The district was created on July 1, 1950 in the province or the country Saxony (-Anhalt) the Soviet occupation zone by renaming the former Prussian district Jerichow I . The seat of the district was the city of Burg . Also on July 1, 1950, the city of Burg, which had been a district since June 1, 1924, was incorporated into the Burg district. On July 25, 1952, the territory of the district was reduced in size during the GDR district reform . 25 parishes were removed as the Loburg district , but the Krüssau parish of the Genthin district became part of the Burg district. On June 20, 1957, the Loburg district was dissolved again and the majority of the communities became part of the Burg district again.
- in the northwest: Wolmirstedt district
- in the north: Tangerhütte district (until 1987)
- in the northeast: Genthin district
- in the east: Brandenburg-Land district ( Potsdam district )
- in the southeast: Zerbst district
- in the south: Schönebeck district
- in the southwest: Magdeburg district
On May 17, 1990, the district was renamed the Burg district.
On July 1, 1994, the district of Burg (from 1990 part of the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt) in the district of Jerichower Land .
cities and communes
After the incorporation of parts of the Loburg district, the Burg district included the following towns and communities in 1957:
coat of arms
The coat of arms was approved by the Interior Ministry on July 27, 1990.
Blazon : “Split by blue and silver; It shows the crowned Mary with the child in her left arm, holding a lily scepter in her right, on a folding chair decorated with wolf heads under a clover leaf arch with three pinnacle towers, filled with rhombuses decorated with roses. "
Motor vehicles (with the exception of motorcycles) and trailers were assigned three-letter distinctive signs starting with the letter pairs HA and MA from around 1974 to the end of 1990 . The last number plate series used for motorcycles was HV 00-01 to HV 20-00 .
At the beginning of 1991 the district received the distinctive sign BRG . It was issued until June 30, 1994. It has been available in the Jerichower Land district since November 27, 2012 .
- Statistical yearbooks of the German Democratic Republic. In: DigiZeitschriften. Retrieved October 6, 2009 .
- Administrative region of Magdeburg (Ed.): Official Gazette of the Government of Magdeburg . 1924, p. 199 . ,
- Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Municipalities 1994 and their changes since 01.01.1948 in the new federal states . Metzler-Poeschel, Stuttgart 1995, ISBN 3-8246-0321-7 , pp. 311 .
- Law on the further democratization of the structure and functioning of the state organs in the state of Saxony-Anhalt of July 25, 1952
- Andreas Herzfeld: The history of the German license plate . 4th edition. German Flag Society V., Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-935131-11-7 , pp. 301 f .
- Andreas Herzfeld: The history of the German license plate . 4th edition. German Flag Society V., Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-935131-11-7 , pp. 533 .