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Location address: Deutschland, Stade, Jork
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Altes Land is an area of reclaimed marshland straddling parts of Lower Saxony and Hamburg. The region is situated downstream from Hamburg on the southwestern riverside of the Elbe around the towns of Stade, Buxtehude, Jork and the Samtgemeinde of Lühe. In Hamburg it includes the quarters of Neuenfelde, Cranz, Francop and Finkenwerder.
The Altes Land is the biggest contiguous fruit orchard in Central Europe (>143 km²). Most of the trees are apple trees, about a tenth are cherries. The Altes Land is an area of reclaimed marshland located along the Elbe.
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