Stendal is located not far west of the Elbe in the south-eastern Altmark. Berlin is about 120 kilometers away, Hanover about 150 kilometers. Leipzig is about 160 kilometers and Hamburg about 180
kilometers away. Stendal is about 55 kilometers north of Magdeburg on the Wolfsburg-Berlin axis.
In Stendal you can find many cultural facilities, such as: the theater of the Altmark, the Uppstall cinema, swimming pools u.v.m.