Clenze

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Clenze
Coat of arms of Clenze
Coat of arms
Clenze   is located in Germany
Clenze
Clenze
Coordinates: 52°56′09″N 10°57′21″E / 52.93583°N 10.95583°E / 52.93583; 10.95583Coordinates: 52°56′09″N 10°57′21″E / 52.93583°N 10.95583°E / 52.93583; 10.95583
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Lüchow-Dannenberg
Municipal assoc. Lüchow (Wendland)
Government
 • Mayor Herbert Höbermann
Area
 • Total 71.77 km2 (27.71 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,382
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29459
Dialling codes 05844
Vehicle registration DAN

Clenze is a municipality in the district Lüchow-Dannenberg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km northwest of Salzwedel, and 25 km east of Uelzen.

The Polabian name of Clenze is Klǫcka (spelled Cloontzka in older German reference material).

Up until November 1, 2006 Clenze was the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Clenze. It is now part of the Samtgemeinde Lüchow (Wendland).

References[edit]

Church St. Bartholomew in Clenze