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Coat of arms of Elze
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hildesheim
 • Mayor F. Albes
 • Total 47.71 km2 (18.42 sq mi)
Elevation 79 m (259 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,767
 • Density 183.756/km2 (475.93/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31008
Dialling codes 05068
Vehicle registration HI
Website www.elze.de
The town hall.

Elze is a town in district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is next to the river Leine, approximately 15 km (9.3 miles) west of Hildesheim. Elze is also one oldest city in the area, and its name comes from Latin : aula caesaris

Notable people[change | change source]

Twin Town[change | change source]

  1. Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2015 (Tabelle K1020014)