Ahnsbeck

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Ahnsbeck
Coat of arms of Ahnsbeck
Coat of arms
Ahnsbeck   is located in Germany
Ahnsbeck
Ahnsbeck
Location of Ahnsbeck within Celle district
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Coordinates: 52°36′39″N 10°17′26″E / 52.61083°N 10.29056°E / 52.61083; 10.29056Coordinates: 52°36′39″N 10°17′26″E / 52.61083°N 10.29056°E / 52.61083; 10.29056
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Celle
Municipal assoc. Lachendorf
Government
 • Mayor Ulrich Kaiser (UL)
Area
 • Total 20.59 km2 (7.95 sq mi)
Elevation 54 m (177 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,654
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29353
Dialling codes 05145
Vehicle registration CE
Website www.lachendorf.de

Ahnsbeck is a municipality in the district of Celle, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated at the southern border of the Lüneburg Heath, 10 km eastern of the city of Celle. It is part of the collective municipality of Lachendorf.

History[edit]

The Village of Ahnsbeck is first mentioned in the 13th century under the name of "Alrebekesa", meaning Floodplain of the Alder-stream, which also reflects in the coat of arms.

Until 31 December 2004 Ahnsbeck belonged to the Regierungsbezirk (government region) Lüneburg.

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