Our region

Home of the future

Encompassing the cities and counties of Braunschweig, Gifhorn, Goslar, Helmstedt, Peine, Salzgitter, Wolfenbüttel and Wolfsburg, our region is a place for industry and research, for services and leisure as well as for education and culture. Traditional industries are closely enmeshed with innovative businesses and scientific research institutions.


  • Mayor: Ulrich Markurth
  • Population: 350.386
  • Area: 192 square kilometres
  • Twin cities: Nîmes (France), Bath (Great Britain), Kiryat Tivon (Israel), Kasan (Russia), Bandung (Indonesia), Magdeburg (Germany), Zhuhai (China), Sousse (Tunisia) and Omaha (USA)
About Braunschweig


  • Mayor: Frank Klingebiel
  • Population: 107.427
  • Area: 224 square kilometers
  • Twin cities: Créteil (France), Gotha (Thuringia, Germany), Imatra (Finland), Staryj Oskol (Russia), Swindon (Great Britain)
About Salzgitter


  • Mayor: Klaus Mohrs
  • Population: 125.408
  • Area: 204 square kilometers
  • Twin cities:  Luton (Great Britain), Marignane (France), Jiading (China), Pesaro-Urbino (Italy), Halberstadt (Germany), Toljatti (Russia), Bielsko-Biala (Poland)
About Wolfsburg

County Gifhorn

  • District administrator: Dr. Andreas Ebel
  • Population: 175.606
  • Area: 1.563 square kilometres
  • Twin Cities:  North Lincolnshire Council (Great Britian)
About the county Gifhorn

County Goslar

  • District administrator: Thomas Brych
  • Population: 137.196
  • Area: 965 square kilometers
  • Twin cities:  County Trzebnica (Poland)
About the county Goslar

County Helmstedt

  • District administrator: Gerhard Radeck
  • Population: 91.470
  • Fläche: 674 square kilometers
  • Twin cities:  Powiat Wejherowski (Poland), Gouvernorat Medenine (Tunisia)
About the county Helmstedt

County Peine

  • District administrator: Franz Einhaus
  • Population: 133.862
  • Area: 535 square kilometers
  • Twin cities:  Heinola (Finland), Powiat Opolski (Poland), Nanchang (China)
About the county Peine

County Wolfenbüttel

  • District administrator: Christiana Steinbrügge
  • Population: 120.048
  • Area: 722 square kilometers
  • Twin cities: Cachan (France), Wrzesnia (Poland), Rhondda Cynon Taf (Great Britain)
About the county Wolfenbüttel