Winsen (Luhe)

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For the town in the district of Celle, see Winsen (Aller).
Winsen
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Coat of arms of Winsen
Coat of arms
Winsen is located in Germany
Winsen
Winsen
Coordinates: 53°22′N 10°13′E / 53.367°N 10.217°E / 53.367; 10.217Coordinates: 53°22′N 10°13′E / 53.367°N 10.217°E / 53.367; 10.217
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Harburg
Subdivisions 13 districts
Government
 • Mayor André Wiese (CDU)
Area
 • Total 109.55 km2 (42.30 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 32,638
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21423
Dialling codes 04171
Vehicle registration WL
Website winsen.de

Winsen (Luhe) is the capital of the district of Harburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the small river Luhe, near its confluence with the Elbe, approx. 25 km southeast of Hamburg, and 20 km northwest of Lüneburg.

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