|• Mayor||Klaus Westphal|
|• Total||71.57 km2 (27.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||80 m (260 ft)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||05308, 05309|
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.
The municipality received the name of Lehre on June 10, 888 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. It is an innovative and vibrant community between culture and technology. The story is re-experienced through various castles and other attractions.
- Wendhausen Castle - A moated 14th century residence. It has an inner courtyard and Baroque-style garden with ivy covering its walls.
- Wendhausen Windmill - A large five-sail Dutch-style windmill
- Essenrode Castle - A late Baroque-style castle built in 1738 by Heinrich August von Bulow Gotthart
- Essehof Zoo
- Karl August von Hardenberg (1750–1822) - Former Prime Minister of Prussia
- August Hermann (1835–1906) - Sports educator who helped create school sports in Germany
- Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, Fortgeschriebene Einwohnerzahlen zum 31. Dezember 2012
- "A I 2 Bevölkerung der Gemeinden am 30. Juni 2010". Statistische Berichte Niedersachsen. June 2010. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- Wilhelm Knigge. "Die Ortschaft Lehre - Kurzchronik". (in German). Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- Gerd Melchior (16 October 2009). "Municipality of Lehre". Chain.to. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- "Grußwort des Gemeindebürgermeisters Klaus Westphal". (in German). Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- "Lehre — Some Memories Last Longer Than A Box Of Chocolate". MyGermanCity.com. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
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