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Havelland

District in Brandenburg state, Germany

Havelland is a district in Brandenburg, Germany.

Havelland
Brandenburg hvl.png
Country Germany
StateBrandenburg
CapitalRathenow
Area
 • Total1,717 km2 (663 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total152,200
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHVL
Websitehttp://www.havelland.de

HistoryEdit

The district was established in 1993 by joining the old districts of Nauen and Rathenow.

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

Coat of armsEdit

  The red eagle is the heraldic animal of Brandenburg. The head of the eagle is part of the coat of arms of Rathenow. The swan is often used as a symbol for the Havelland region.

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