Bendestorf

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Bendestorf
Coat of arms of Bendestorf
Coat of arms
Bendestorf   is located in Germany
Bendestorf
Bendestorf
Coordinates: 53°20′N 9°57′E / 53.333°N 9.950°E / 53.333; 9.950Coordinates: 53°20′N 9°57′E / 53.333°N 9.950°E / 53.333; 9.950
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Harburg
Municipal assoc. Jesteburg
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Wegener
Area
 • Total 3.88 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,337
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21227
Dialling codes 04183
Vehicle registration WL

Bendestorf is a municipality in Lower Saxony in Germany. It is situated ca. 30 km south of Hamburg and belongs to the Landkreis (district) Harburg and the Samtgemeinde of Jesteburg.

The first mentioning of Bendestorf dates back to the year 970. The current population ist approximately 2000. In the post-war era Bendestorf was well known for its film-studios where movies starring Hildegard Knef (a.k.a. Hildegard Neff) and other famous German actors were produced.

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