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Coat of arms of Elze
Elze is located in Germany
Coordinates 52°7′0″N 09°44′0″E / 52.11667°N 9.73333°E / 52.11667; 9.73333
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hildesheim
Mayor F. Albes
Basic statistics
Area 47.71 km2 (18.42 sq mi)
Elevation 79 m  (259 ft)
Population 9,519  (31 December 2004)
 - Density 200 /km2 (517 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HI
Postal code 31008
Area code 05068
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]