Wirtschaftsregion Westbrandenburg

  • City in motion

    Brandenburg an der Havel is with its 1000 years of history the oldest city in the state of Brandenburg. Picturesquely situated amid forests, fields and lakes, Brandenburg an der Havel extends to six districts.

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  • City of Optics

    Rathenow provides a ”clear view”. The city is located in the western Havelland and it is closely connected with the development of the optical industry. From the end of the 19th Century up to 300 companies settled in the optical industry in Rathenow. But Rathenow is not only an eye-catcher because of the optic industry.

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  • City of energy

    Premnitz, a small industrial town in the green center of the western Havelland, is surrounded by deep forests and beautiful  lakes. It offers its residents and guests many interesting cultural and natural experiences.

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  • Economical connection between Berlin and Europe

    The Havelland adjacent immediately to Berlin and Potsdam. The Havel-river covers a distance of nearly 150 kilometer from the north-west of Berlin to the mouth of the Elbe-river in Havelberg. Characteristic of the Havelland are long avenues, countless rivers, tributaries, lakes and large open fields with vast forest areas.

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