City profile


Magdeburg is situated on the Elbe River and was one of the most important medieval cities of Europe. It has a population of approx 230,000.Magdeburg is a traffic junction as well as an industrial and trading centre. The production of chemical products, steel, paper and textiles are of particular economic significance, along with Mechanical engineering , Ecotechnology, Health management and Logistics.

Magdeburg's most impressive building, the Lutheran Cathedral of Saints Catherine and Maurice, has a height of 104 m (341.21 ft): the highest church building of eastern Germany.

There are plenty of bars on the streets of Magdeburg, and an abundance of concert, music and dance venues, providing many options for the evenings.



City Travel

Fly to Leipzig from: East Midlands, London

Train from Leipzig to Magdeburg: 1h 30m

Fly to Hannover from: Birmingham, Manchester, Southampton, London-Heathrow

Train from Hannover to Magdeburg: 1h 30m