Giesen

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Giesen
Coat of arms of Giesen
Coat of arms
Giesen   is located in Germany
Giesen
Giesen
Coordinates: 52°12′N 9°53′E / 52.200°N 9.883°E / 52.200; 9.883Coordinates: 52°12′N 9°53′E / 52.200°N 9.883°E / 52.200; 9.883
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hildesheim
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Lücke (CDU)
Area
 • Total 33.90 km2 (13.09 sq mi)
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,678
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31180
Dialling codes 05121, 05066
Vehicle registration HI
Website www.giesen.de

Giesen is a village and a municipality in the district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km northwest of Hildesheim, and 22 km southeast of Hanover.

The municipality includes five villages:

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