Burgwedel

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Burgwedel
Coat of arms of Burgwedel
Coat of arms
Burgwedel is located in Germany
Burgwedel
Burgwedel
Coordinates: 52°29′36″N 09°51′31″E / 52.49333°N 9.85861°E / 52.49333; 9.85861Coordinates: 52°29′36″N 09°51′31″E / 52.49333°N 9.85861°E / 52.49333; 9.85861
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hanover
Subdivisions 7 districts
Government
 • Mayor Axel Düker
Area
 • Total 151.96 km2 (58.67 sq mi)
Elevation 53 m (174 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 20,239
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 30938
Dialling codes 05139,
05135 (Fuhrberg)
Vehicle registration H
Website www.burgwedel.de
Grundschule Grossburgwedel.jpg

Burgwedel is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 15 km northeast of Hanover.

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Politics and Administration[edit]

Burgwedel consists of the following boroughs:

  • Engensen
  • Fuhrberg
  • Großburgwedel (administrative see)
  • Kleinburgwedel
  • Oldhorst
  • Thönse
  • Wettmar

Religion[edit]

Protestant (Evangelical-Lutheran) Church[edit]

Roman Catholic Church[edit]

The members of the Roman Catholic St. Paul's parish community Burgwedel builds the second largest religious community of the town. St. Paul's belongs to the diocese of Hildesheim, which is part of the ecclesiastical province of Hamburg.

Further Christian Communities[edit]

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