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The resultant pattern of loss was a patchwork, rather than wholesale loss of its centre, but was nevertheless extensive.
The Allied ground advance into Germany reached Leipzig in late April The U. The United States turned the city over to the Red Army as it pulled back from the line of contact with Soviet forces in July to the designated occupation zone boundaries.
In the midth century, the city's trade fair assumed renewed importance as a point of contact with the Comecon Eastern Europe economic bloc, of which East Germany was a member.
At this time, trade fairs were held at a site in the south of the city, near the Monument to the Battle of the Nations. The planned economy of the German Democratic Republic, however, was not kind to Leipzig.
Before the Second World War, Leipzig had developed a mixture of industry, creative business notably publishing , and services including legal services.
During the period of the German Democratic Republic, services became the concern of the state, concentrated in East Berlin; creative business moved to West Germany; and Leipzig was left only with heavy industry.
To make bad worse, this industry was extremely polluting, making Leipzig an even less attractive city to live in.
In October , after prayers for peace at St. Nicholas Church , established in as part of the peace movement, the Monday demonstrations started as the most prominent mass protest against the East German government.
The centrally planned heavy industry that had become the city's speciality was, in terms of the advanced economy of reunited Germany, almost completely unviable, and closed.
Starting in , an ambitious and subsequently much-praised urban-renewal plan first stopped Leipzig's decline and then reversed it. The plan focused on saving and improving as much as possible of the city's urban structure, especially its attractive historic center and various architectural gems, and attracting new industries, partly through infrastructure improvement.
Nowadays, Leipzig is an important economic center in Germany. Since the s, the city has been celebrated by the media as a hip urban center with a very high quality of living.
After ten years of construction, the Leipzig City Tunnel opened on 14 December The site is characterized by swampy areas such as the Leipzig Riverside Forest , though there are also some limestone areas to the north of the city.
The landscape is mostly flat though there is also some evidence of moraine and drumlins. Although there are some forest parks within the city limits, the area surrounding Leipzig is relatively unforested.
During the 20th century, there were several open-cast mines in the region, many of which are being converted to use as lakes. Leipzig is also situated at the intersection of the ancient roads known as the Via Regia King's highway , which traversed Germany in an east—west direction, and the Via Imperii Imperial Highway , a north—south road.
Leipzig was a walled city in the Middle Ages and the current "ring" road around the historic centre of the city follows the line of the old city walls.
Since Leipzig has been divided administratively into ten districts, which in turn contain a total of 63 subdistricts. Some of these correspond to outlying villages which have been annexed by Leipzig.
Precipitation in winter is about half that of the summer. The amount of sunshine differs significantly between winter and summer, with an average of around 51 hours of sunshine in December 1.
The mayor was originally chosen by the city council, but since has been directly elected. Wolfgang Tiefensee , also of the SPD, served from until his resignation in to become federal Minister of Transport.
He was succeeded by fellow SPD politician Burkhard Jung , who was elected in January and re-elected in and The most recent mayoral election was held on 2 February , with a runoff held on 1 March, and the results were as follows:.
Leipzig has a population of about , In , the population reached its historical peak of over , It decreased steadily from to about , in In the s, the population decreased rather rapidly to , in This reduction was mostly due to outward migration and suburbanisation.
After almost doubling the city area by incorporation of surrounding towns in , the number stabilised and started to rise again, with an increase of 1, in In recent years, inward migration accelerated, reaching an increase of 12, in In the years following German reunification, many people of working age took the opportunity to move to the states of the former West Germany to seek employment opportunities.
This was a contributory factor to falling birth rates. Births dropped from 7, in to less than 3, in The unemployment rate decreased from The percentage of the population from an immigrant background is low compared with other German cities.
As of [update] , only 5. The number of people with an immigrant background immigrants and their children grew from 49, in to 77, in , making them The largest minorities first and second generation in Leipzig by country of origin as of The historic central area of Leipzig features a Renaissance-style ensemble of buildings from the sixteenth century, including the old city hall in the marketplace.
There are also several baroque period trading houses and former residences of rich merchants. As Leipzig grew considerably during the economic boom of the late-nineteenth century, the town has many buildings in the historicist style representative of the Gründerzeit era.
The new city hall , completed in , is built in the same style. Some 64, apartments in Leipzig were built in Plattenbau buildings during Communist rule in East Germany.
The St. Paul's Church was destroyed by the Communist government in to make room for a new main building for the university.
After some debate, the city decided to establish a new, mainly secular building at the same location, called Paulinum , which was completed in Its architecture alludes to the look of the former church and it includes space for religious use by the faculty of theology, including the original altar from the old church and two newly built organs.
Many commercial buildings were built in the s as a result of tax breaks after German reunification. The tallest structure in Leipzig is the chimney of the Stahl- und Hartgusswerk Bösdorf GmbH with a height of metres feet.
With metres feet , the City-Hochhaus Leipzig is the tallest high-rise building in Leipzig. From to it was Germany's tallest building.
One of the highlights of the city's contemporary arts was the Neo Rauch retrospective opening in April at the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts. This is a show devoted to the father of the New Leipzig School   of artists.
According to The New York Times ,  this scene "has been the toast of the contemporary art world" for the past decade.
In addition, there are eleven galleries in the so-called Spinnerei. The university also runs the Museum of Antiquities.
Leipzig's first private museum dedicated to contemporary art in Leipzig after the turn of the millennium is located in the city centre close to the famous St.
Thomas Church on the third floor of the former GDR processing centre. Federal Administrative Court of Germany. Propsteikirche in May , New Town Hall in the background.
Leipzig is well known for its large parks. The Leipziger Auwald riparian forest lies mostly within the city limits. Neuseenland is an area south of Leipzig where old open-cast mines are being converted into a huge lake district.
It is planned to be finished in Thomas Church Choir , at the St. Thomas Church , the St. Nicholas Church and the Paulinerkirche , the university church of Leipzig destroyed in The composer Richard Wagner was born in Leipzig in , in the Brühl.
Robert Schumann was also active in Leipzig music, having been invited by Felix Mendelssohn when the latter established Germany's first musical conservatoire in the city in Gustav Mahler was second conductor working under Artur Nikisch at the Leipzig Opera from June until May , and achieved his first significant recognition while there by completing and publishing Carl Maria von Weber 's opera Die Drei Pintos.
Mahler also completed his own 1st Symphony while living in Leipzig. Today the conservatory is the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig.
The drama departments teach acting and scriptwriting. The Bach-Archiv Leipzig , an institution for the documentation and research of the life and work of Bach and also of the Bach family , was founded in Leipzig in by Werner Neumann.
The Bach-Archiv organizes the prestigious International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition , initiated in as part of a music festival marking the bicentennial of Bach's death.
The competition is now held every two years in three changing categories. The Bach-Archiv also organizes performances, especially the international festival Bachfest Leipzig de and runs the Bach-Museum.
The city's musical tradition is also reflected in the worldwide fame of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra , under its chief conductor Andris Nelsons , and the Thomanerchor.
Its current chief conductor is Kristjan Järvi. For over sixty years Leipzig has been offering a "school concert"  programme for children in Germany, with over concerts every year in venues such as the Gewandhaus and over 40, children attending.
As for contemporary music, Leipzig is known for its independent music scene and subcultural events. Leipzig has for twenty years been home to the world's largest Gothic festival, the annual Wave-Gotik-Treffen WGT , where thousands of fans of gothic and dark styled music from across Europe and the world gather in the early summer.
Mayhem 's notorious album Live in Leipzig was also recorded at the Eiskeller club. Several venues offer live music on a daily basis, including the Moritzbastei  which was once part of the city's fortifications, and is one of the oldest student clubs in Europe with concerts in various styles.
For over 15 years "Tonelli's"  has been offering free weekly concerts every day of the week, though door charges may apply Saturdays.
The cover photo for the Beirut band's album Gulag Orkestar , according to the sleeve notes, was stolen from a Leipzig library by Zach Condon.
The city of Leipzig is also the birthplace of Till Lindemann , best known as the lead vocalist of Rammstein , a band formed in View over Augustusplatz with the Gewandhaus.
Moritzbastei is the largest student club in Germany and is famous for its atmosphere and large number of cultural and music events.
Monument of Johann Sebastian Bach. Wave-Gotik-Treffen , Belantis park in the background. More than sport clubs in the city represent 78 different disciplines.
Over athletic facilities are available to citizens and club members. The city was the venue for the FIFA World Cup draw, and hosted four first-round matches and one match in the round of 16 in the central stadium.
VfB Leipzig won the first national Association football championship in The club was dissolved in and the remains reformed as SG Probstheida.
The club was eventually reorganized as football club 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig in Red Bull entered the local football in May , after having previously been denied the right to buy into FC Sachsen Leipzig in The newly founded RB Leipzig declared the intention to come up through the ranks of German football and to bring Bundesliga football back to the region.
Bundesliga season as runners-up. Note 1: The RB Leipzig women's football team was formed in and began play in the —17 season.
Note 2: The club began play in the —09 season. Since the beginning of the 20th century, ice hockey has gained popularity, and several local clubs established departments dedicated to that sport.
They finally promoted to Handball-Bundesliga as champions of 2. Bundesliga in —15 season. They play in the Arena Leipzig which has a capacity of 6, spectators in HBL games but can take up to 7, spectators for handball in maximum capacity.
Handball-Club Leipzig is one of the most successful women's handball clubs in Germany, winning 20 domestic championships since and 3 Champions League titles.
The team was however relegated to the third tier league in due to failing to achieve the economic standard demanded by the league licence.
Leipzig also hosted the Fencing World Cup in and hosts a number of international competitions in a variety of sports each year. Leipzig made a bid to host the Summer Olympics.
The bid did not make the shortlist after the International Olympic Committee pared the bids down to 5.
Markkleeberger See is a new lake next to Markkleeberg , a suburb on the south side of Leipzig. A former open-pit coal mine, it was flooded in with groundwater and developed in as a tourist area.
Leipzig Rugby Club competes in the German Rugby Bundesliga but finished at the bottom of their group in Leipzig University , founded , is one of Europe's oldest universities.
The philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was born in Leipzig in , and attended the university from to Other former staff of faculty include mineralogist Georg Agricola , writer Gotthold Ephraim Lessing , philosopher Ernst Bloch , eccentric founder of psychophysics Gustav Theodor Fechner , and psychologist Wilhelm Wundt.
Among the university's many noteworthy students were writers Johann Wolfgang Goethe and Erich Kästner , and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche , political activist Karl Liebknecht , and composer Richard Wagner.
Germany's chancellor since , Angela Merkel , studied physics at Leipzig University. After its closure in the institute was refounded in with new teachers.
The school also houses an Institute for Theory. The University of Music and Theatre offers a broad range of subjects ranging from training in orchestral instruments, voice, interpretation, coaching, piano chamber music, orchestral conducting, choir conducting and musical composition to acting and scriptwriting.
The Leipzig University of Applied Sciences HTWK  has approximately 6, students as of [update] and is as of [update] the second biggest institution of higher education in Leipzig.
It was founded in , merging several older schools. As a university of applied sciences German: Fachhochschule its status is slightly below that of a university, with more emphasis on the practical parts of education.
The HTWK offers many engineering courses, as well as courses in computer science, mathematics, business administration, librarianship, museum studies, and social work.
It is mainly located in the south of the city. According to The Economist , HHL is one of the best schools in the world, ranked at number six overall.
Leipzig is currently the home of twelve research institutes and the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Leipzig is home to one of the world's oldest schools, Thomasschule zu Leipzig St. Thomas' School, Leipzig , which gained fame for its long association with the Bach family of musicians and composers.
The city is a location for automobile manufacturing by BMW and Porsche in large plants north of the city. Kirow Ardelt AG , the world market leader in breakdown cranes , is based in Leipzig.
In addition, inside its larger metropolitan area, Leipzig has developed an important petrochemical center. The University of Leipzig attracts millions of euros of investment yearly and is in the middle of a massive construction and refurbishment to celebrate its th anniversary.
Leipzig also benefits from world leading medical research Leipzig Heart Centre and a growing biotechnology industry. Many bars, restaurants and stores found in the downtown area are patronized by German and foreign tourists.
Leipzig Hauptbahnhof itself is the location of a shopping mall. In , Leipzig was included in the top 10 cities to visit by The New York Times ,  and ranked 39th globally out of cities for innovation in the 4th Innovation Cities Index published by Australian agency 2thinknow.
Porsche Diamond, the customer center building of Porsche Leipzig. Leipzig is the hub of DHL. Tourism in and around Leipzig plays a significant role.
The photo shows the Markkleeberger See. Leipzig is a well-known shopping destination. This picture shows the Höfe am Brühl. Leipzig has a dense network of socio-ecological infrastructures.
In December , according to a study by GfK , Leipzig was ranked as the most livable city in Germany. In a study, the Leipzig inner city ranked first among all large cities in Germany due to its urban aesthetics, gastronomy, and shopping opportunities.
Since it also has the second-best future prospects of all cities in Germany, only surpassed by Munich in and Berlin in It was ranked 25th out of cities worldwide and above Dortmund , Cologne , Frankfurt , and Berlin.
According to the study by Forschungsinstitut Prognos, Leipzig is the most dynamic region in Germany. Within 15 years, the city climbed places and occupied in rank of all German regions.
Leipzig is one of 52 places to go in by The New York Times and the highest-ranking German destination.
Leipzig Hauptbahnhof has been ranked the best railway station in Germany and the third-best in Europe in a consumer organisation poll, surpassed only by St Pancras railway station and Zürich Hauptbahnhof.
Founded at the crossing of Via Regia and Via Imperii , Leipzig has been a major interchange of inter-European traffic and commerce since medieval times.
After the Reunification of Germany , immense efforts to restore and expand the traffic network have been undertaken and left the city area with an excellent infrastructure.
Opened in , Leipzig Hauptbahnhof lit. The only international connection is the daily EuroCity Leipzig-Prague.
Most major and medium-sized towns in Saxony and southern Saxony-Anhalt can be reached without changing trains.
The surrounding area of Leipzig is served by numerous regional and S-Bahn lines. The city's rail connections are currently being greatly improved by major construction projects, particularly within the framework of the German Unity transport projects.
Its continuation to Nuremberg followed in December This integration into the high-speed network considerably reduced the journey times of the ICE from Leipzig to Nuremberg, Munich and Frankfurt am Main.
The most important construction project in regional transport was the four-kilometer-long City Tunnel , which went into operation in December as the main line of the S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland.
For freight traffic, there are freight stations in the districts of Wahren and Engelsdorf. Leipzig is the core of the S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland line network.
Together with the tram, six of the ten lines form the backbone of local public transport and an important link to the region and the neighbouring Halle.
There are a total of 30 S-Bahn stations in the Leipzig city area. In , the network will be extended to Dessau and Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
However, this network only served as a transitional solution and was replaced by the S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland on 15 December At the same time, the main line tunnel, marketed as the Leipzig City Tunnel, went into operation.
The tunnel, which is almost four kilometres long, crosses the entire city centre from the main railway station to the Bavarian railway station.
The S-Bahn stations are up to 22 metres underground. This construction was the first to create a continuous north—south axis, which had not existed until now due to the north-facing terminus station.
The connection to the south of the city and the federal state will thus be greatly improved. The Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe , existing since 1 January , operate a total of 13 tram lines and 51 bus lines in the city.
The total length of the tram network is The longest line in the Leipzig network is line 11, which connects Schkeuditz with Markkleeberg over 22 kilometres and is the only tram line in Leipzig to run in three tariff zones of the Central German Transport Association.
Night bus lines N1 to N9 and the night tram N17 operate in the night traffic. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays the tram line N10 and the bus line N60 also operate.
The central transfer point between the bus and tram lines as well as to the S-Bahn is Leipzig Central Station.
Like most German cities, Leipzig has a traffic layout designed to be bicycle-friendly. There is an extensive cycle network. In most of the one-way central streets, cyclists are explicitly allowed to cycle both ways.
A few cycle paths have been built or declared since Since there is a bicycle-sharing system. Bikes can be borrowed and returned via smartphone app or by telephone.
Since , the system has enabled flexible borrowing and returning of bicycles in the inner city; in this zone, bicycles can be handed in and borrowed from almost any street corner.
Outside these zones, there are stations where the bikes are waiting. The current locations of the bikes can be seen via the app.
There are cooperation offers with the Leipzig public transport companies and car sharing in order to offer as complete a mobility chain as possible.
Several federal motorways pass by Leipzig: the A 14 in the north, the A 9 in the west and the A 38 in the south. The three motorways form a triangular partial ring of the double ring Mitteldeutsche Schleife around Halle and Leipzig.
To the south towards Chemnitz, the A 72 is also partly under construction or being planned. The ring, which corresponds to the course of the old city fortification, surrounds the city centre of Leipzig, which today is largely traffic-calmed.
Leipzig has a dense network of carsharing stations. Additionally, since there is also a stationless car sharing system in Leipzig. Here the cars can be parked and booked anywhere in the inner city without having to define a specific car or period in advance.
Finding and booking is done via a smartphone app. Leipzig is one of the few cities in Germany with vehicle for hire services that can be booked via a mobile app.
In contrast to taxicab services, the start and destination must be defined beforehand and other passengers can be taken along at the same time if they share a route.
In addition to a large number of national lines, several international lines also serve Leipzig. The cities of Bregenz, Budapest, Milan, Prague, Sofia and Zurich, among others, can be reached without having to change trains.
Around 30, journeys and 1. Passengers can take the S-Bahn from there to the city centre. It is located at the Schkeuditzer Kreuz junction northwest of Leipzig, halfway between the two major cities.
Passenger flights are operated to the major German hub airports, European metropolises and holiday destinations, especially in the Mediterranean region and North Africa.
The airport is of international importance in the cargo sector. In Germany, it ranks second behind Frankfurt am Main, fifth in Europe and 26th worldwide as of DHL uses the airport as its central European hub.
The former military airport near Altenburg , Thuringia called Leipzig-Altenburg Airport about a half-hour drive from Leipzig was served by Ryanair until In the first half of the 20th century, the construction of the Elster-Saale canal , White Elster and Saale was started in Leipzig in order to connect to the network of waterways.
The outbreak of the Second World War stopped most of the work, though some may have continued through the use of forced labor. The Lindenauer port was almost completed but not yet connected to the Elster-Saale and Karl-Heine canal respectively.
These waterways are suitable only for small leisure boat traffic. Through the renovation and reconstruction of existing mill races and watercourses in the south of the city and flooded disused open cast mines , the city's navigable water network is being expanded.
The city commissioned planning for a link between Karl Heine Canal and the disused Lindenauer port in Still more work was scheduled to complete the Elster-Saale canal.
Such a move would allow small boats to reach the Elbe from Leipzig. The intended completion date has been postponed because of an unacceptable cost-benefit ratio.
Tram of Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe. Mein Leipzig lob' ich mir! Postal regions do not necessarily follow state boundaries, so sorting by state is not practical.
The region 25 covers all of Schleswig-Holstein 's westcoast from Hamburg to the Danish border. All mail from, to and within this region is handled by the postal distribution center in Elmshorn.
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