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|Elevation:|| 235 m|
|Municipal code:||15 3 64 003|
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|Address of the city administration:|| 12 Rathausplatz|
|Mayor:||Wolfgang Schneider (FDP)|
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 .
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