The District of Leipzig with its almost 264,000 inhabitants belongs to the upcoming economic region of Leipzig. International enterprises such as DOW, Vattenfall Europe and Lafarge have settled for this high-performance industrial location. Successful medium-sized enterprises such as Blüthner Piano Factory, anona-nährmittel, Sachsenobst, Wurzener Nahrungsmittel, Cryotec and Scholz Recycling profit from the central location in the heart of Central Germany and its excellent transport connections. The District of Leipzig presents a healthy mix of the sectors energy and environmental technologies, capital goods industry, chemical industry, agro-industry, automobile and supplier industries, healthcare and bio-technologies on an area of 1,647 square km.
There lies huge potential in tourism. Nature and leisure time experiences all around the vibrant City of Leipzig attract tens of thousands of guests to the District of Leipzig annually. The Neuseenland is especially prominent for the southern region. To achieve lakes, abandoned lignite opencasts have been flooded and interconnected with canals. The dimensions of this enormous landscape restructuring are unique and show all the stages of active mining towards finished renaturation. Water sportsmen as well as people looking for recreation have discovered this lake world of experience. Especially in the Muldenland and in the Kohrener Land, you will find a wealth of historical highlights and the charm of pristine Nature. In the District of Leipzig, tradition and modernism connect to shape a lively, future-oriented recreational, residential and industrial location.
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