Town hall in Brunsbüttel
|• Mayor||Wilfried Hansen|
|• Total||65.24 km2 (25.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||04851, 04852, 04855|
Brunsbüttel is a town in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany that lies on the mouth of the Elbe river, near the North Sea. It is the location of the western entrance to the Kiel Canal, the busiest artificial waterway in the world.
Brunsbüttel became an industrial area in the 1960s and 1970s. The ChemCoast Park Brunsbüttel is still the most important enterprise zone and with 2,000 ha also the largest industrial area in Schleswig-Holstein.
- Vattenfall: Gas Turbine Power Station (near the Brunsbüttel Nuclear Power Plant which is out of service)
- Brunsbüttel Ports GmbH (port operationand logistics)
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