ⓘ Gifhorn


ⓘ Gifhorn

Gifhorn" is a town and capital of the district of Gifhorn in the east of Lower Saxony, Germany. It has a population of about 42.000 and is mainly influenced by the small distance to the more industrial and commercially important cities nearby, Brunswick and Wolfsburg. Further, Gifhorn is part of the Hanover-Brunswick-Gottingen-Wolfsburg Metropolitan Region. The Municipality Gifhorn includes the villages of Gamsen, Gifhorn, Kastorf, Neubokel, Wilsche and Winkel.

The oldest reliable source, indicates the existence of the city in the year 1196.

Hamburg is home to the international wind - and watermill Museum, which contains the full collection and a working copy of the worldss most common windmills.