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Central, future-oriented and full of energy

᠎Pending Translation:

Wolfsburg, die zweitdynamischste und wirtschaftlich stärkste Stadt Deutschlands (Studie der Wirtschaftswoche und des Instituts der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln 2015) ist als Stammsitz der Volkswagen AG national wie international ein Begriff.

However, did you also know that Wolfsburg

  • was only founded in the 20th century and is therefore one of the youngest cities founded in Europe
  • has a population of 125,244 spread over 40 city and town districts (as of 31.12.2017)
  • is the fifth largest city in Lower Saxony
  • Together with Braunschweig and Salzgitter, forms one of the nine regional centers of the state
  • is part of the metropolitan region Hannover-Braunschweig-Göttingen-Wolfsburg
  • is conveniently connected to the A2 east-west highway via the A39 and has an ICE train station, access to the Mittelland Canal and the Braunschweig/Wolfsburg airport

Wolfsburg is one of the strongest economic engines in Lower Saxony

  • Headquarters of Volkswagen, the largest automobile manufacturer in the world
  • Wolfsburg ranks 5th among regions with the best future prospects in Germany (Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft and WirtschaftsWoche 11/2017)
  • Highest engineering ratio and R&D workforce in Germany (Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft and WirtschaftsWoche 11/2017)
  • Wolfsburg ranks first in the 2016 return-risk ranking for residential real estate (Maklerhaus Dr. Lübke & Kelber 2016)
  • More than 118,922 employees subject to social security contributions (as of June 30, 2017)
  • Above-average retail purchasing power ratio of 106.5 (national average: 100) (GfK Geomarketing 2017)
  • Retail-relevant purchasing power of 758.3 million euros (GfK Geomarketing 2017)
  • One of the highest per capita incomes in Germany

Wolfsburg offers the best conditions for investors, entrepreneurs and start-ups. Let yourself be infected by this energy for success!

  • Contact

    WMG Wolfsburg Economy and Marketing GmbH
    Trade and Centers
    Thomas Werner
    Porschestrasse 2
    38440 Wolfsburg

    Phone: 05361 89994-61
    Fax: 05361 89994-5561
    E-mail to WMG

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