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Havelland

Statistics
State:Brandenburg
Capital:Rathenow
Area:1717 km²
Inhabitants:152,200 (2002)
pop. density:88 inh./km²
Car identification:HVL
Website:havelland.de
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Havelland is a district in Brandenburg, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Ostprignitz-Ruppin and Oberhavel, the city-state of Berlin, the district of Potsdam-Mittelmark, the city of Brandenburg and the state of Saxony-Anhalt (districts of Jerichower Land and Stendal).

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Coat of arms
4 Towns and municipalities
5 External links

History

The district was established in 1993 by merging the former districts of Nauen and Rathenow.

Geography

Geographically Havelland is the name for the regions on the banks of the Havel river between the city of Berlin and the confluence with the Elbe river. This region also includes the cities of Brandenburg and Potsdam, that are not part of the district. The district mainly consists of the areas north of the Havel river.

Coat of arms

The eagle is the heraldic animal of Brandenburg. The swan is often used as a symbol for the Havelland region.

Towns and municipalities

  1. Falkensee
  2. Friesack
  3. Ketzin
  4. Nauen
  5. Premnitz
  6. Rathenow
  7. Rhinow
─mter
  1. Brieselang
  2. Friesack
  3. Ketzin
  4. Milow
  5. Nauen Land
  6. Nennhausen
  7. Premnitz
  8. Rhinow
  9. Sch÷nwalde-Glien
Free municipalities
  1. Dallgow-D÷beritz
  2. Wustermark

External links

Official website (German)
Touristical website (German, English)