Flögeln

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Flögeln
Coat of arms of Flögeln
Coat of arms
Flögeln   is located in Germany
Flögeln
Flögeln
Coordinates: 53°39′35″N 8°48′27″E / 53.65972°N 8.80750°E / 53.65972; 8.80750Coordinates: 53°39′35″N 8°48′27″E / 53.65972°N 8.80750°E / 53.65972; 8.80750
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Cuxhaven
Municipal assoc. Bederkesa
Government
 • Mayor Christian Meisel
Area
 • Total 25.26 km2 (9.75 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 626
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27624
Dialling codes 04745
Vehicle registration CUX
Website www.floegeln.de

Flögeln is a municipality in the district of Cuxhaven, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Flögeln belonged to the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen, established in 1180. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish Crown - interrupted by a Danish occupation (1712–1715) - and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1807 the ephemeric Kingdom of Westphalia annexed the Duchy, before France annexed it in 1810. In 1813 the Duchy was restored to the Electorate of Hanover, which - after its upgrade to the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814 - incorporated the Duchy in a real union and the Ducal territory, including Flögeln, became part of the new Stade Region, established in 1823.

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