District Groß Machnow

© picture: N. Lamprecht – gym of Groß Machnow

© picture: N. Lamprecht – primary school of Groß Machnow

© picture: N. Lamprecht – rectory of Groß Machnow 

Impressions of the district Groß Machnow

The place Groß Machnow, which was first documented in 1375, is a district of the township Rangsdorf. About 1300 inhabitants live on 1600 ha mainly agriculturally used area.


Groß Machnow has an excellent infrastructure. Through the nearness of the A10 highway and the thoughtful planning of the B96 allow the over 100 small and big businesses to develop in Groß Machnow drastically raising the amount of jobs and economy. The Südringcenter provides a comprehensive supply of daily goods, the company Bär & Ollenroth employs more than 100 workers and is one of the biggest taxpayers in town. Additionally, many craftsmen work in Groß Machnow.


The village is also very attractive for young families. Starting with kindergarten and day care, continuing with primary school, after school center, youth club, library and a multipurpose hall are provided for kids and adolescents. The local associations attract many interested children to join useful leisure activities.