Mulsum

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Mulsum
Coat of arms of Mulsum
Coat of arms
Mulsum is located in Germany
Mulsum
Mulsum
Coordinates: 53°40′N 08°33′E / 53.667°N 8.550°E / 53.667; 8.550Coordinates: 53°40′N 08°33′E / 53.667°N 8.550°E / 53.667; 8.550
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Cuxhaven
Municipal assoc. Land Wursten
Subdivisions 3 Ortschaften
Government
 • Mayor Otto Bremer (SPD)
Area
 • Total 8.43 km2 (3.25 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 543
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27632
Dialling codes 04742
Vehicle registration CUX
Website www.sglandwursten.de

Mulsum is a small town in the district of Cuxhaven, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is located on Wurster Landstraße, L129, between Dorum to the north-east, and Wremen to the south-west. The town is two-and-a-half miles east of the North Sea.

The Land of Wursten, a rather autonomous farmers' republic including Mulsum, had long been claimed by the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen, until in 1524 it could be definitely be subjected. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1823 the Duchy was abolished and its territory became part of the Stade Region.

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