Ebersdorf, Lower Saxony

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Ebersdorf
Coat of arms of Ebersdorf
Coat of arms
Ebersdorf  is located in Germany
Ebersdorf
Ebersdorf
Coordinates: 53°31′39″N 09°03′10″E / 53.52750°N 9.05278°E / 53.52750; 9.05278Coordinates: 53°31′39″N 09°03′10″E / 53.52750°N 9.05278°E / 53.52750; 9.05278
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Rotenburg (Wümme)
Municipal assoc. Geestequelle
Government
 • Mayor Claus Dieter Wagenlöhner (CDU)
Area
 • Total 28.83 km2 (11.13 sq mi)
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,058
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27432
Dialling codes 04765, 04768
Vehicle registration ROW
Website www.ebersdorf-nds.de

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

Ebersdorf 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 Ebersdorf, became part of the new Stade Region, established in 1823.

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