Ahlden

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Ahlden
Coat of arms of Ahlden
Coat of arms
Ahlden   is located in Germany
Ahlden
Ahlden
Coordinates: 52°45′41″N 09°33′15″E / 52.76139°N 9.55417°E / 52.76139; 9.55417Coordinates: 52°45′41″N 09°33′15″E / 52.76139°N 9.55417°E / 52.76139; 9.55417
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Heidekreis
Municipal assoc. Ahlden
Subdivisions 2 Ortschaften
Government
 • Mayor Reinhard Stelter
Area
 • Total 25.83 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Elevation 21 m (69 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,542
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29693
Dialling codes 05164
Vehicle registration SFA
Website www.ahlden.de

Ahlden is a municipality in the Heidekreis district in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Aller, approx. 15 km southwest of Bad Fallingbostel, and 30 km southeast of Verden.

Ahlden is located in the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") of Ahlden.

Famous people[edit]

Napoleonic wars officer Christian Friedrich Wilhelm von Ompteda, a Colonel in the British army's Kings German Legion who died in action at the Battle of Waterloo was from Ahlden.

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