Nienburg

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Nienburg
Coat of arms of Nienburg
Coat of arms
Location of Nienburg within Nienburg district
Nienburg-Weser in NI.svg
Nienburg is located in Germany
Nienburg
Nienburg
Nienburg is located in Lower Saxony
Nienburg
Nienburg
Coordinates: 52°38′28″N 9°12′25″E / 52.64111°N 9.20694°E / 52.64111; 9.20694Coordinates: 52°38′28″N 9°12′25″E / 52.64111°N 9.20694°E / 52.64111; 9.20694
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictNienburg
Subdivisions4 districts
Government
 • MayorHenning Onkes (Ind.)
Area
 • Total64.45 km2 (24.88 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total31,193
 • Density480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
31582
Dialling codes05021
Vehicle registrationNI
WebsiteNienburg.de

Nienburg is a town and capital of the district Nienburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Geographical location[change | change source]

Nienburg is on the river Weser, approx. 55 km southeast of Bremen, and 45 km northwest of Hanover. Nienburg is the largest town in the Mittelweserregion.

Population[change | change source]

(in each case December 31st)

  • 1998 - 32.789
  • 1999 - 32.659
  • 2000 - 32.611
  • 2001 - 32.454
  • 2002 - 32.462
  • 2003 - 32.543
  • 2004 - 32.691
  • 2005 - 32.803

Town's structure[change | change source]

Nienburg, including quarters

  • Erichshagen
  • Holtorf
  • Langendamm
  • Schäferhof/Kattriede
  • Nordertor
  • Leintor
  • Lehmwandlung
  • Alpheide

Town council[change | change source]

The 38 members of the "Stadtrat" are made up of:

  • Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands - CDU 14
  • Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands - SPD 17
  • Bündnis 90/Die Grünen - Grüne 3
  • Freie Demokratische Partei-FDP 2
  • Wählergemeinschaft - WG 1
  • Die Linke 1

(September 10, 2006)

Twin towns[change | change source]

Nienburg has two twin towns:

References[change | change source]