Lunenburg – A World Heritage Site

Lunenburg is a small port town in the province of Nova Scotia, 90 kilometers from Halifax. It is Canada‘s oldest German settlement with a long fishing and shipbuilding tradition. Among other things, the “Bounty” was built for the filming of the historical material in Lunenburg. Since 1995 Lunenburg is UNESCO World Heritage site.

Economic focus is beside the tourism still the fish industry. In Lunenburg is the largest fish processing plant in Canada, it is operated by High Liner Foods Inc. In addition, shipbuilding also plays an economic role.


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