Laatzen

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Laatzen
Coat of arms of Laatzen
Coat of arms
Laatzen is located in Germany
Laatzen
Laatzen
Coordinates: 52°19′N 09°48′E / 52.317°N 9.800°E / 52.317; 9.800Coordinates: 52°19′N 09°48′E / 52.317°N 9.800°E / 52.317; 9.800
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hanover
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Prinz (SPD)
Area
 • Total 34.05 km2 (13.15 sq mi)
Elevation 46 - 63 m (−161 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 39,526
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 30880
Dialling codes 0511 / 05102
Vehicle registration H
Website www.laatzen.de

Laatzen is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated directly south of Hanover.

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In 1964, the municipalities of Laatzen (nowadays about 22.000 inhabitants) and Grasdorf (3.500 inh.) were merged into the city Laatzen. In 1974 the towns of Rethen/Leine (8.100 inh.), Gleidingen (4.300 inh.) and Ingeln-Oesselse (3.700 inh.) were added to the city.

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