The capital city of the Bundesland Saxony-Anhalt looks back on a history of over 1200 years. Magdeburg has an eventful, historical past as an imperial residence, Hanseatic city and Prussian fortress. It is the second greenest city in
Germany with a population of about 230 000 people.
Otto von Guericke (physicist, diplomat and mayor), baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann and architect Bruno Taut are a few historic characters that make the city on the Elbe River proud.
Magdeburg has evolved into the city of conferences, conventions and science. Therefore it has long-standing traditions of scientific and technological development.
The Harz Mountains and four UNESCO world heritage sites are just around the corner.
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