Einen Überblick unseres System-Portfolios erhalten Sie über den Menüpunkt "Produkte".Unna is situated on an ancient salt-trading route, the Westphalian Hellweg.Unna's economy was largely based on agriculture until the 19th century, when it became industrialised.After World War II, the artisan district which had survived bombing was largely torn down to make way for modern development; however many of the buildings have been restored.During the Second World War, in 1943-45 there were major air attacks directed at the significant barracks and other military installations in the city.In the older part of the city, there are many half-timbered buildings built between the 16th and 19th centuries.In the early 19th century, the primary character of the town started to change from agricultural to industrial, with improved communications by road, rail and waterways.Coal mining started in 1870, together with industries dependent on it.
In 2013, a geological survey showed that the mineral springs could still be used for health purposes.
Unna consists of the following districts: Massen and Königsborn are former industrial and mining areas; the other districts have a more rural character.
The history of human settlement in what is now the city of Unna can be traced back to the Neolithic Era.
In the Middle Ages, Unna gained significance as a way station on the Hellweg.
It is first recorded by name in an ecclesiastical document of 1032.