Sarstedt

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For the singer, see Peter Sarstedt.
Sarstedt
Train station
Train station
Coat of arms of Sarstedt
Coat of arms
Sarstedt   is located in Germany
Sarstedt
Sarstedt
Coordinates: 52°14′22″N 9°51′38″E / 52.23944°N 9.86056°E / 52.23944; 9.86056Coordinates: 52°14′22″N 9°51′38″E / 52.23944°N 9.86056°E / 52.23944; 9.86056
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hildesheim
Government
 • Mayor Karl-Heinz Wondratschek (SPD)
Area
 • Total 42.94 km2 (16.58 sq mi)
Elevation 64 m (210 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 18,204
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31157
Dialling codes 05066
Vehicle registration HI
Website www.sarstedt.de

Sarstedt is a town in the district of Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany. It has around 17,800 inhabitants. Sarstedt is close to Hanover. Sarstedt station is on the Hanoverian Southern Railway and is served by the Hanover S-Bahn.

The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector is located nearby.

The former independent municipality Giften has been a part of Sarstedt since March 1, 1974.[2]

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