Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany. It has an area of 20,447 square kilometres (7,895 sq mi) and a population of 2.4 million (more than 2.8 million in 1990). Its capital is Magdeburg. It has a population of about 2.35 million people.
Saxony-Anhalt should not be confused with Saxony or Lower Saxony, also German states.