Wentorf bei Hamburg

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Wentorf bei Hamburg
Coat of arms of Wentorf bei Hamburg
Coat of arms
Wentorf bei Hamburg   is located in Germany
Wentorf bei Hamburg
Wentorf bei Hamburg
Coordinates: 53°29′35″N 10°15′12″E / 53.49306°N 10.25333°E / 53.49306; 10.25333Coordinates: 53°29′35″N 10°15′12″E / 53.49306°N 10.25333°E / 53.49306; 10.25333
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Herzogtum Lauenburg
Government
 • Mayor Matthias Heidelberg (CDU)
Area
 • Total 6.87 km2 (2.65 sq mi)
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,104
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21465
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration RZ
Website www.wentorf.de

Wentorf bei Hamburg is a municipality in the district of Lauenburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated on the river Bille, approx. 10 km northwest of Geesthacht, and 20 km east of Hamburg.

In the late 1940s it was the site of a large Displaced Persons camp for Eastern European refugees.[2]

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