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Town of Schönebeck (Elbe)

Type of community: Town 
Geographical location:
52° 01' 35"  northern latitude
11° 44' 39"eastern longitude 
North - South dimension: 9.9 km 
East - West dimension: 10.0 km 
Official land surface area: 58,291,373 m² 
Length of the Elbe in Schönebeck: 9.5 km

Adjacent towns/communities
 
North :City of Magdeburg (capital of Saxony-Anhalt), Gommern
East Barby, Pömmelte 
South:  Calbe, Eggersdorf 
West : Welsleben, Biere

Surrounding cities

City of Magdeburg (capital of Saxony-Anhalt)
population: 0,2 Mio.
distance: 16 km

City of Leipzig
population: 0,5 Mio.
distance: 120 km

City of Berlin (capital of Germany)
population: 3,3 Mio.
distance: 150 km

City of Hanover (capital of Lower Saxony)
population: 0,5 Mio.
distance: 180 km 

Transport routes

road:
route of the motorway A 14 Dresden-Leipzig-Halle-Magdeburg
distance: 2 km

route of the motorway A 2 Berlin-Hanover-Ruhr Area via motorway junction "Magdeburger Kreuz"
distance: 28 km

mayor road B 246a (local passage)

mayor road B 71
distance: 10 km

rail:
direct rail connection Magdeburg-Halle-Leipzig
fast S-Bahn (local train) connections to the railwayhub of Magdeburg (IC and ICE network)

water:
central waterway - river Elbe
the Magdeburg waterway junction (between the Mittellandkanal and the Elbe-Havel-Kanal) is directly connected to the port of Schönebeck on the Elbe and with the DB railway network

air transport:
international airport Leipzig-Halle
distance: 76 km

international airport Berlin-Tegel
distance: 180 km

international airport Hanover
distance: 165 km

Magdeburg airfield
distance: 15 km

Noteworthy structures

- Brine evaporation works  (300 m long)
- town hall
- district museum
- Salt Tower (37 m high)
- St Johns Church  (St. Johannes - Kirche) (52 m high)
- St James Church (St. Jakobi - Kirche) (52 m high)
- Salzblume  (sculpture)

Population statistics 

on 30 June 2012  33,209
male:16,084
female: 17,125

Births 1st half of 2011 92
Deaths 1st half of 2011 261
Moves in 1st half of 2011 476
Moves out 1st half of 2011 482

Incoming commuters  1st half of 2010 5,759
Outgoing commuters  1st half of 2010 5,921

(data issued by the State Office for Statistics Saxony-Anhalt)

Tax rates

trade tax:
350 % (up to and including 2009)
380 % (starting 2010)

land tax A:
290 %

land tax B:
390 %

Rents

flats: 3 - 6 €/m²
houses: 3 - 6 €/m²

Property prices

flats: 1.000 - 2.000 €/m²
houses: 1.000 - 1.500 €/m²


Other statistical data are available from the Statistics Office:
Tel.: (03928) 710 111