Eschershausen

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Eschershausen
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Eschershausen
Coat of arms
Eschershausen   is located in Germany
Eschershausen
Eschershausen
Coordinates: 51°55′N 09°39′E / 51.917°N 9.650°E / 51.917; 9.650Coordinates: 51°55′N 09°39′E / 51.917°N 9.650°E / 51.917; 9.650
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Holzminden
Municipal assoc. Eschershausen-Stadtoldendorf
Government
 • Mayor Konrad Edelmann (CDU)
Area
 • Total 23.87 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,649
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 37632
Dialling codes 05534
Vehicle registration HOL
Website www.webcss.de

Eschershausen is a municipality in the district of Holzminden, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km northeast of Holzminden, and 50 km south of Hanover.

Eschershausen was the seat of the former Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Eschershausen.

Personalities[edit]

Honorary citizen[edit]

  • Wilhelm Raabe (1831-1910), German writer, honorary citizenship in 1901
  • Hans Scheibert (1887-1969), founder of the Deutsche Schlauchbootfabrik (Dinghy factory), (DSB), honorary citizenship in 1967

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

Wilhelm Raabe 1888
  • Wilhelm Raabe (1831-1910), German writer
  • Georg Bode (1838-1910), German jurist, naturalist and historian

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