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Lüchow-Dannenberg District - DE934

EU regions: Germany > Lower Saxony > Lüneburg Government Region > Lüchow-Dannenberg District

map of Lüchow-Dannenberg District DE934
coat of arms Lüchow-Dannenberg District DE934
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201779
number of inhabitants201948 424
population density201839.8
old-age dependency ratio201946.3

* more on wikidata Q5913 * on OpenStreetMap * Lüchow-Dannenberg slovensky: DE934

demographic pyramid DE934 Lüchow-Dannenberg District

From wikipedia:

Lüchow-Dannenberg is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany, which is usually referred to as Hanoverian Wendland (Hannoversches Wendland) or Wendland. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the districts of Uelzen and Lüneburg and the states of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (district of Ludwigslust-Parchim), Brandenburg (district of Prignitz) and Saxony-Anhalt (districts of Stendal and Altmarkkreis Salzwedel).


In medieval times the counties of Lüchow and Dannenberg occupied the area (from the early 12th century on). These counties were originally Slavic states that lost their independence to the Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg in the beginning of the 14th century.

Since that time it was always an eastern extension of different entities, usually states like West Germany.

The area was ruled by Lüneburg until 1705 and then became a part of the Electorate of Hanover. When the Kingdom of Hanover was annexed by Prussia (1866), the districts of Lüchow and Dannenberg were established within the new Province of Hanover.

A Slavic language persisted here until the 18th century.

In 1932 the two districts of Lüchow and Dannenberg were merged into the current district with Dannenberg as capital. In 1951 the seat of the administration was moved to Lüchow.

other: Lüneburg Government Region, Celle, Cuxhaven, Harburg, Lüchow-Dannenberg District, Lüneburg, Osterholz, Rotenburg (Wümme), Heidekreis, Stade, Uelzen District, Verden

neighbours: Stendal District, Altmarkkreis Salzwedel, Prignitz District, Ludwigslust-Parchim District, Lüneburg, Uelzen District


Current statistics

August 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 229517, of which 70084 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.4 % (2.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 22.3 % (12.0 %), Revúca 21.4 % (10.8 %), Kežmarok 18.8 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.8 %, Bratislava I 4.2 %, Hlohovec 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.6 %, Bratislava IV 4.8 %