Wittingen

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Wittingen
Coat of arms of Wittingen
Coat of arms
Location of Wittingen within Gifhorn district
Wittingen in GF.svg
Wittingen is located in Germany
Wittingen
Wittingen
Wittingen is located in Lower Saxony
Wittingen
Wittingen
Coordinates: 52°43′N 10°44′E / 52.717°N 10.733°E / 52.717; 10.733Coordinates: 52°43′N 10°44′E / 52.717°N 10.733°E / 52.717; 10.733
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGifhorn
Government
 • MayorKarl Ridder (CDU)
Area
 • Total225.83 km2 (87.19 sq mi)
Elevation
79 m (259 ft)
Population
(2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total11,480
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29378, 29379
Dialling codes05831
Vehicle registrationGF
Websitewww.wittingen.de

Wittingen is a small town in the north of the district of Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany. It has 12.268 inhabitants (2005). Wittingen is located at 52° 43′ N, 10° 44′ E and its postal codes are 29378 and 29379.

Around Wittingen, there are 26 villages:

  • Boitzenhagen
  • Darrigsdorf
  • Erpensen
  • Eutzen
  • Gannerwinkel
  • Glüsingen
  • Hagen
  • Kakerbeck
  • Knesebeck
  • Küstorf
  • Lüben
  • Mahnburg
  • Ohrdorf
  • Plastau
  • Rade
  • Radenbeck
  • Schneflingen
  • Stöcken
  • Suderwittingen
  • Teschendorf
  • Vorhop
  • Transvaal
  • Wollerstorf
  • Wunderbüttel
  • Zasenbeck
  • Rumsdorf

History[change | change source]

Wittingen was first mentioned in a document of 781

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

Other websites[change | change source]

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