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Flag of Havelland
Coat of arms of Havelland
Coat of arms
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Country  Germany
State Brandenburg
 • Total 1,717 km2 (663 sq mi)
 • Total 152,200
 • Density 88.64/km2 (229.58/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registration HVL

Havelland is a district in Brandenburg, Germany.


The district was established in 1993 by joining the old districts of Nauen and Rathenow.

Havelland is the name for the regions on the banks of the Havel river between the city of Berlin and the Elbe river. This region also includes the cities of Brandenburg and Potsdam, that are not part of the district. The Havelland district mainly consists of the areas north of the Havel river.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The red eagle is the heraldic animal of Brandenburg. The head of the eagle is part of the coat of arms of Rathenow. The swan is often used as a symbol for the Havelland region.

Towns and municipalities

Amt-free towns Ämter
  1. Falkensee
  2. Ketzin
  3. Nauen
  4. Premnitz
  5. Rathenow

Amt-free municipalities

  1. Brieselang
  2. Dallgow-Döberitz
  3. Milower Land
  4. Schönwalde-Glien
  5. Wustermark

1. Friesack

  1. Friesack1, 2
  2. Mühlenberge
  3. Paulinenaue
  4. Pessin
  5. Retzow
  6. Wiesenaue

2. Nennhausen

  1. Kotzen
  2. Märkisch Luch
  3. Nennhausen1
  4. Stechow-Ferchesar

3. Rhinow

  1. Gollenberg
  2. Großderschau
  3. Havelaue
  4. Kleßen-Görne
  5. Rhinow1, 2
  6. Seeblick
1seat of the Amt; 2town

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