Ganderkesee

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Ganderkesee
Coat of arms of Ganderkesee
Coat of arms
Ganderkesee  is located in Germany
Ganderkesee
Ganderkesee
Coordinates: 53°02′09″N 08°32′54″E / 53.03583°N 8.54833°E / 53.03583; 8.54833Coordinates: 53°02′09″N 08°32′54″E / 53.03583°N 8.54833°E / 53.03583; 8.54833
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Oldenburg
Government
 • Mayor Alice Gerken-Klaas
Area
 • Total 138.26 km2 (53.38 sq mi)
Elevation 27 m (89 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 30,943
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27777
Dialling codes 04222, 04221, 04223
Vehicle registration OL
Website ganderkesee.de

Ganderkesee is a municipality in Oldenburg district, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Geographical Location[edit]

Ganderkesee is located on the northern edge of a nature park called "Wildeshauser Geest". The northernmost part of the community is in the glacial valley of the Weser. The sandy, higher and hilly terrain of Geest joins south.

The municipality Ganderkesee bordered to the east by the city of Delmenhorst, in the north of the communities Lemwerder and Berne in the district Wesermarsch and to the municipality Hude, to the west of the town Hatten and on the south by the municipalities Dötlingen and Harpstedt.

Geographical Classification[edit]

Ganderkesee includes 25 hamlets with about 31,200 residents: Ganderkesee, Almsloh, Bergedorf, Bookholzberg, Bookhorn, Bürstel, Elmeloh, Falkenburg, Grüppenbühren, Habbrügge, Havekost, Heide, Hengsterholz, Hohenböken, Holzkamp, Hoyerswege, Hoykenkamp, Immer, Neuenlande, Rethorn, Schierbrok, Schlutter, Schönemoor, Steinkimmen and Stenum.

History[edit]

Ganderkesee was mentioned in 860 AD for the first time under the name of "Gandrikesarde".

Trivia[edit]

Council[edit]

Chairman: Gerd Brand, CDU

The Council of Ganderkesee:

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