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Central Germany, the tightly-woven cultural and economic area in the present day states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia, was already one of the leading metropolitan regions in Europe by the end of the 19th century. The cultural heritage of the Central German region is of global importance, with names such as Luther, Bach and Handel, the Gründerzeit and Bauhaus.

Today, Central Germany is one of the most innovative, orward-looking regions in Europe, thanks to a combination of location factors:

  • Geographical position at the centre of the new Europe
  • Highly modern infrastructure
  • Ideal traffic, transport and communication links
  • Dense network of universities and research institutes
  • Establishment of highly-efficient networks and clusters
  • Key industrial sectors such as automobiles and engineering, chemicals and plastics, life sciences, energy and the environment, media and IT, logistics
  • Major investments of international companies such as
    Porsche, BMW, Dell, Amazon, AMD, Dow Chemical,
    Bayer, Leipzig Trade Fair, Leipzig/Halle Airport and
  • Flexible, creative administrative bodies
  • Motivated and highly-qualified population
  • Research and invention aptitude
  • Cosmopolitan, down-to-earth inhabitants
  • High quality of life thanks to recreational areas,
    cultural landscapes and untouched nature