Altenau, Lower Saxony

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Altenau
Saint Nicholas Church
Coat of arms of Altenau
Location of Altenau
Altenau is located in Germany
Altenau
Altenau
Altenau is located in Lower Saxony
Altenau
Altenau
Coordinates: 51°48′10″N 10°26′44″E / 51.80278°N 10.44556°E / 51.80278; 10.44556Coordinates: 51°48′10″N 10°26′44″E / 51.80278°N 10.44556°E / 51.80278; 10.44556
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGoslar
TownClausthal-Zellerfeld
Subdivisions2 districts
Area
 • Total4.66 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Elevation
460 m (1,510 ft)
Population
 (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,758
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
38707
Dialling codes05328
Vehicle registrationGS
Websitewww.altenau.info

Altenau is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is in the Goslar district. The town is in the Harz mountains. The town was originally a mining community. About 1,800 people lived there in 2020. The main religious group is Protestant and the main political parties are CDU and SPD. The town is a health resort and has the largest herb garden in Germany.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Statistisches Bundesamt. "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 31.12.2014 (Jahr)" (in German).
  2. "Kräuterpark Altenau | Altenau im Oberharz" (in German). Retrieved 2022-07-22.