Two worlds in Germany

Two worlds in Germany

An article about the declared goal of the government to create “equality in living conditions” between the former eastern and western German states was published on March 9 in the Welt newspaper.

But what is it really like? The author, Klaus Christian Mahlzahn, describes a tale of two cities Neustadt an der Aisch and Neustadt in Saxony, which are approximately 400 km apart. At first glance, there appear to be many similarities between the Franconian city and its Saxon counterpart, each having a market square in the town centre with an old municipal building and fountain. The Aisch river flows through one Neustadt, the Polenz flows through the other.

To read the interesting article about the two worlds with an interview of each Mayor, Klaus Meier and Peter Mühle, click here (Article in German):

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Current news and information on the Neustadt cities

The last time that Neustadt in Holstein was hosting the Reunion Meeting of all Neustadt in Europa members was in 2007. Now in upcoming 2021 the time has come again for Neustadt in Holstein to host the meanwhile 43rd Neustadt-Reunion from the 25th to the 27th of June.

Newest member of the town twinning is the city “Christian-Neustadt in Burzenland”. The now southernmost town of the joint venture is located in Transylvania in Romania.

Unfortunately, the planned Neustadt meeting 2020 in Neustadt an der Aisch from July 3 to 5 had to be canceled due to the corona pandemic.

An article about the declared goal of the government to create “equality in living conditions” between the former eastern and western German states was published on March 9 in the Welt newspaper.

From 28 to 30 June 2019 the big family of Neustadt cities met for the third time, after 1979 and 1999, in Bad Neustadt an der Saale and celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Neustadt movement.