Kroppenstedt

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Kroppenstedt
Coat of arms of Kroppenstedt
Coat of arms
Kroppenstedt   is located in Germany
Kroppenstedt
Kroppenstedt
Coordinates: 51°55′N 11°18′E / 51.917°N 11.300°E / 51.917; 11.300Coordinates: 51°55′N 11°18′E / 51.917°N 11.300°E / 51.917; 11.300
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Börde
Municipal assoc. Westliche Börde
Government
 • Mayor Joachim Willamowski (CDU)
Area
 • Total 38.65 km2 (14.92 sq mi)
Elevation 99 m (325 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,511
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 39397
Dialling codes 039264
Vehicle registration BK
Website www.vgem-
westlicheboerde.de

Kroppenstedt is a town in the Börde district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, formerly known as Kroppenstaedt in the Kingdom of Prussia. It is situated southwest of Magdeburg and is part of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Westliche Börde.

One of its most famous sons was the evangelist and philanthropist George Müller, who later moved to Bristol and founded the Ashley Down orphanage.

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