Beendorf

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Beendorf
Coat of arms of Beendorf
Coat of arms
Beendorf   is located in Germany
Beendorf
Beendorf
Location of Beendorf within Börde district
Beendorf in BK.png
Coordinates: 52°14′32″N 11°5′16″E / 52.24222°N 11.08778°E / 52.24222; 11.08778Coordinates: 52°14′32″N 11°5′16″E / 52.24222°N 11.08778°E / 52.24222; 11.08778
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Börde
Municipal assoc. Flechtingen
Government
 • Mayor Joern Schenke (SPD)
Area
 • Total 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 931
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 39343
Dialling codes 039050
Vehicle registration BK

Beendorf is a municipality in the Börde district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

History[edit]

During World War II a concentration camp was established in Beendorf.[2] It was a subcamp to the Neuengamme concentration camp. From February 1944 until April 1945 about 2,500 women were forced to work in a pit. It was part of the armament factories for the German Luftwaffe.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). 
  2. ^ Staff (1967-02-23). "Verzeichnis der Konzentrationslager und ihrer Außenkommandos gemäß § 42 Abs. 2 BEG" (in German). Bundesministerium der Justiz. Archived from the original on 23 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-14. 556 Helmstedt-Beendorf, bis 10.4.1945 Neuengamme 
  3. ^ "Konzentrationslager Neuengamme" (in German). KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme. Retrieved 2009-04-14. 

External links[edit]

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