Twin Cities

Twin cities 


Le Havre - brief overview

Since 2009, Magdeburg and Le Havre have been maintaining friendly relations and official contacts. Attracted by the extraordinary atmosphere of light in the city, several impressionist artists decided to stay in Le Havre in the 19th century. Famous paintings, such as “Sunrise” by Claude Monet from 1872 were created at the port or beach. The Musée d’art moderne André Malraux provides a comprehensive insight ...
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Harbin - brief overview

Harbin, which is 7,504 km (4,663 mi) away from Magdeburg, has a total area of 53,100 km² (32,995 mi²). The area of the city centre amounts to 7,086 km² (4,403 mi²). Approximately 9.87 million people live in Harbin; 4,755 of them in the centre. The city is the capital of the Chinese province Heilongjiang.
Harbin, being located in the north east of China right next ...
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Radom - brief overview

850 years old Radom is one of the oldest cities of Masovia, and it adopted the Magdeburg Law in 1384. The city is located in the Lowland of Masovia at the river Mleczna 100 km (62.14 mi) south of Warszawa. Magdeburg and Radom are 662 km (411.35 mi) apart.
Radom has a population of 225,000 and 30,000 students are enrolled at universities. The city houses several ...
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Zaporozhye - brief overview

Zaporizhia is the Ukrainian name of the city, Zaporozhye the Russian name (formerlyUkrainian Oleksandrivsk, Russian Aleksandrovsk). The city is located in south-eastern Ukraine, roughly 70 km (43.5 mi) south of the city Dnipropetrovsk at the river Dnieper River (Ukrainian name Dnipro). It is the capital of the Oblast (administrative unit) Zaporizhia and is inhabited by approximately 70% Ukrainians and 25% ethnic Russians. The mother ...
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Nashville - brief overview

Nashville is located at the Cumberland River in the middle of Tennessee. The city is called “Music City U.S.A” or “capital of western country music”. It has a population of 630,000 and an area of 1,362 km² (846.3 mi²).
The first settlers arrived in Nashville in 1779, and in 1806, Nashville was chartered as a city. From 1812 to 1815, Nashville was the capital of Tennessee and so it has been since 1843. ...
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Brunswick - brief overview

Brunswick is the second largest city of the federal state Lower Saxony and is 80 km (49.7 mi) away from Magdeburg. The city of Henry the Lion is more than 1,000 years old and has a population of 250,000. The cathedral, the historical buildings in the centre, the square with the castle and the bronze lion call that rich history into ...
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Sarajevo - brief overview

The settlement was first mentioned in writing in 1238. A touristic highlight is the renovated historical part of the orientally influenced city. The Jazz Festival, The Film Festival and the Sarajevo Winter Festival (“Sarajevska Zima“) are held annually.
Sarajevo is internationally well-known due to three events: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie at the 28th of July, ...
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