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Coat of arms of Lehre
Coat of arms
Lehre is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°19′N 10°40′E / 52.317°N 10.667°E / 52.317; 10.667Coordinates: 52°19′N 10°40′E / 52.317°N 10.667°E / 52.317; 10.667
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Helmstedt
Subdivisions 8
 • Mayor Klaus Westphal
 • Total 71.57 km2 (27.63 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,520
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38165
Dialling codes 05308, 05309
Vehicle registration HE
Website www.lehre.de

Lehre is a municipality in the district of Helmstedt, in Lower Saxony, Germany. The current population is 11,539 and is situated approximately 13 km southwest of Wolfsburg, and 12 km northeast of Braunschweig.[2]

The municipality received the name of Lehre on June 10, 888[3] and is made up of eight surrounding villages. They are Beienrode, Essehof, Essenrode, Flechtorf, Groß Brunsrode, Klein Brunsrode, Lehre, and Wendhausen with Lehre being the largest.[4] It is an innovative and vibrant community between culture and technology. The story is re-experienced through various castles and other attractions.[5]

Nearby Attractions[edit]

Wendhausen Windmill

Notable People[edit]


  1. ^ Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, Fortgeschriebene Einwohnerzahlen zum 31. Dezember 2012
  2. ^ "A I 2 Bevölkerung der Gemeinden am 30. Juni 2010". Statistische Berichte Niedersachsen. June 2010. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Wilhelm Knigge. "Die Ortschaft Lehre - Kurzchronik". (in German). Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Gerd Melchior (16 October 2009). "Municipality of Lehre". Chain.to. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Grußwort des Gemeindebürgermeisters Klaus Westphal". (in German). Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Lehre — Some Memories Last Longer Than A Box Of Chocolate". MyGermanCity.com. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 

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