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Coat of arms of Egeln
Coat of arms
Egeln  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 51°57′N 11°26′E / 51.950°N 11.433°E / 51.950; 11.433Coordinates: 51°57′N 11°26′E / 51.950°N 11.433°E / 51.950; 11.433
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Salzlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Egelner Mulde
 • Mayor Reinhard Luckner
 • Total 29.13 km2 (11.25 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,394
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 39435
Dialling codes 039268
Vehicle registration SLK

Egeln is a town in the Salzlandkreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the river Bode, approx. 15 km northwest of Staßfurt, and 25 km southwest of Magdeburg.

Egeln is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Egelner Mulde.

International relations[edit]

Egeln is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

Friedrich Lücke
  • Friedrich Lücke (1791-1855), Protestant theologian, university professor and abbot of the monastery Bursfelde near Hann. Münden, Germany
  • Ernst Pittschau (1859-1916), born in Egeln, court actor at the court theater (today Burgtheater) in Vienna, married in second marriage with the Viennese actress Hilda Hofer aka Schützenhofer (1873-1961).
  • Ruth Fuchs (born 1946), javelin thrower, olympia winner 1972 and 1976, later Member of the Volkskammer, Member of Landtag, Member of Bundestag


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