Data and Facts: Location Analysis Saxony-Anhalt

Saxony-Anhalt’s reliability, flexibility and efficiency offer investors the perfect conditions to set up a business location. The wide range of educational opportunities, culture and leisure activities on offer make this an excellent place to live and work.

20451

Total area in km²

2

Population in millions

State capitalMagdeburg
Majors townsMagdeburg, Halle, Dessau-Roßlau
Administrative districtsAltmarkkreis Salzwedel, Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Börde, Burgenlandkreis, Harz, Jerichower Land, Mansfeld-Südharz, Saalekreis, Salzlandkreis, Stendal, Wittenberg

Infrastructure

Motorways

  • A 2 Dortmund – Magdeburg – Berlin
  • A 9 München – Dessau – Berlin 
  • A 14 Dresden – Halle – Magdeburg 
  • A 38 Kassel – Halle – Leipzig
  • A 36 Braunschweig – Bernburg 
  • A 71 Sangerhausen – Erfurt – Schweinfurt
  • A 143 Dreick Halle Nord – Dreieck Halle Süd

International airport

  • Leipzig/Halle with 24/7 operation for freight flights

Waterways

  • 600 km navigable inland waterways and 18 ports/loading terminals

Railways network

  • Almost 2,000 km of railways run by DB Netz AG and 1,115 km private railways


     

Research and Innovation

2

Universities

8

University of Applied Sciences

29

Research Facilities Outside Universities

Strong Industries

1

GDP growth rate in % in 2018

7

Unemployment rate in % in 2018

Tourism

Leisure and travel

60000

Cultural monuments

200

Museums

13

City theatres

2800

Sports clubs

380000

Members of sports clubs

Family-friendly
Childcare law:Legal right to full time childcare (ages 0-14)
Under-threes in kindergarten:in Saxony-Anhalt: 52,7%