Bienenbüttel

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Bienenbüttel
Coat of arms of Bienenbüttel
Coat of arms
Bienenbüttel is located in Germany
Bienenbüttel
Bienenbüttel
Coordinates: 53°8′36″N 10°29′25″E / 53.14333°N 10.49028°E / 53.14333; 10.49028Coordinates: 53°8′36″N 10°29′25″E / 53.14333°N 10.49028°E / 53.14333; 10.49028
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Uelzen
Subdivisions 14 districts
Government
 • Mayor Heinz-Günter Waltje (CDU)
Area
 • Total 99 km2 (38 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,632
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29553
Dialling codes 05823
Vehicle registration UE
Website www.bienenbuettel.de

Bienenbüttel is a free municipality in the district of Uelzen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Ilmenau, approx. 20 km north of Uelzen, and 13 km southeast of Lüneburg. Bienenbüttel is a part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and of the Lüneburg Heath (Lüneburger Heide).

Bienenbüttel is the seat of the Einheitsgemeinde ("free municipality") Bienenbüttel. Incorporated into the municipality are the villages of Bargdorf, Beverbeck with Grünewald, Bornsen, Edendorf, Eitzen I with Bardenhagen, Grünhagen, Hohenbostel, Hohnstorf, Niendorf, Rieste with Neu-Rieste, Steddorf with Neu-Steddorf, Varendorf, Wichmannsburg and Wulfstorf.

Bienenbüttel is located at the Elbe-Seitenkanal a 115 km long waterway. Bienenbüttel also is a station of the highspeed rail route Hamburg-Uelzen-Hannover

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