Breddorf

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Breddorf
Breddorf   is located in Germany
Breddorf
Breddorf
Location of Breddorf within Rotenburg (Wümme) district
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Coordinates: 53°17′48″N 09°04′48″E / 53.29667°N 9.08000°E / 53.29667; 9.08000Coordinates: 53°17′48″N 09°04′48″E / 53.29667°N 9.08000°E / 53.29667; 9.08000
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Rotenburg (Wümme)
Municipal assoc. Tarmstedt
Government
 • Mayor Günther Ringen
Area
 • Total 36.46 km2 (14.08 sq mi)
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,067
 • Density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27412
Dialling codes 04285, 04794
Vehicle registration ROW
Website www.breddorf.de

Breddorf is a municipality in the district of Rotenburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Breddorf belonged to the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen, established in 1180. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish Crown - interrupted by a Danish occupation (1712–1715) - and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1807 the ephemeral Kingdom of Westphalia annexed the Duchy, before France annexed it in 1810. In 1813 the Duchy was restored to the Electorate of Hanover, which - after its upgrade to the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814 - incorporated the Duchy in a real union and the Ducal territory, including Breddorf, became part of the new Stade Region, established in 1823.

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