Salzwedel

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Salzwedel
Typical old housing in Salzwedel
Typical old housing in Salzwedel
Flag of Salzwedel
Flag
Coat of arms of Salzwedel
Coat of arms
Location of Salzwedel within Altmarkkreis Salzwedel district
Salzwedel in SAW.png
Salzwedel is located in Germany
Salzwedel
Salzwedel
Salzwedel is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Salzwedel
Salzwedel
Coordinates: 52°51′N 11°9′E / 52.850°N 11.150°E / 52.850; 11.150Coordinates: 52°51′N 11°9′E / 52.850°N 11.150°E / 52.850; 11.150
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictAltmarkkreis Salzwedel
Government
 • MayorSabine Blümel
Area
 • Total304.58 km2 (117.60 sq mi)
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total24,410
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29410
Dialling codes03901, 039032, 039033, 039037, 039038
Vehicle registrationSAW
Websitewww.salzwedel.de

Salzwedel (officially known as Hansestadt Salzwedel) is a town in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It is the capital of the district of Altmarkkreis Salzwedel.

It has about 21,500 people.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).