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Burg bei Magdeburg is a town of about 23,900 inhabitants on the Elbe–Havel Canal in northeastern Germany, 25 km (16 mi) northeast of Magdeburg. It is the capital of the Jerichower Land district in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.
The town is known for its mediaeval churches and towers. Due to the numerous towers and steeples Burg also carries the sobriquet City of Towers. Like other German towns and cities, Burg shows its connection to the Roland saga with a statue, which was restored in 1999.
Although the name Burg has the same form as the German word Burg (castle), it is more likely that the name comes from the Slavic word bor, meaning coniferous forest.
Burg formerly had the largest shoe manufacturing factory in Europe and was the first to produce manufactured crispbread in Germany, beginning production in 1931.
The town is notable as both the birthplace and the final resting place of General Carl von Clausewitz.
Near Burg there is a large transmission site for long- and mediumwave, which was among other things used for the transmissions of Radio Wolga.
Burg bei Magdeburg Wikipedia
The municipality Burg bei Magdeburg consists of the town Burg bei Magdeburg and the formerly independent municipalities Detershagen, Ihleburg, Niegripp, Parchau, Schartau and Reesen.Joachim a Burck (1546-1610), composer
Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831), Prussian general and important military theorist
Hermann Eggert (1844-1920), architect
Hermann Riedel (1847-1913), composer and conductor
Hermann Paasche (1851-1925), politician (DVP)
Ferdinand Kurlbaum (1857-1927), physicist
Paul Herrmann (1866-1930), germanist
Hermann Matern (1893-1971), politician (KPD, SED), vice president of the Volkskammer
Ernst Schumacher (1896-1958), SPD official
Wolfgang Seguin (born 1945), soccer player, multiple GDR national player
Harald Jährling (born 1954), rower
Emanuel Raasch (born 1955), cyclist
Heiko Balz (born 1969), wrestler
Julia Bonk (born 1986), politician (The Left), Member of Landtag (Saxony)