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Altenberge is a local centre in the county of Steinfurt, ca. 14 km northwest of Münster, with well-developed infrastructure. On December 31, 2015 11,478 persons were registered here as residents.

It is easily accessed by the nearly freeway (A 1) linked to the main road B 54; Altenberge is on the train route Münster – Gronau – Enschede.

At work in the Chemical Laboratory of Dr. Wessling

Large firms in Altenberge include Schmitz Cargobull (truck trailer platforms and insulated vehicles), Essmann (bakery), the chemical laboratory Dr. Wessling, and the down bedding factory Keller. An environmental development centre has been located here for years.

The trade tax is presently 411 of hundred of the basic unit.

For more information, please contact:
Gemeinde Altenberge
Kirchstr. 25
48341 Altenberge
telephone: (00 49) 25 05 - 82-0
fax: (00 49) 25 05 - 82-40