Giesen

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Giesen
Coat of arms of Giesen
Coat of arms
Location of Giesen within Hildesheim district
Giesen in HI.svg
Giesen is located in Germany
Giesen
Giesen
Giesen is located in Lower Saxony
Giesen
Giesen
Coordinates: 52°12′N 9°53′E / 52.200°N 9.883°E / 52.200; 9.883Coordinates: 52°12′N 9°53′E / 52.200°N 9.883°E / 52.200; 9.883
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHildesheim
Government
 • MayorAndreas Lücke (CDU)
Area
 • Total33.90 km2 (13.09 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,698
 • Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
31180
Dialling codes05121, 05066
Vehicle registrationHI, ALF
Websitewww.giesen.de

Giesen is a village and a municipality in the district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km northwest of Hildesheim, and 22 km southeast of Hanover.

The municipality includes five villages:

Personalities[edit]

Sons and daughters of the community[edit]

  • Hermann Schnipkoweit (born 1928), politician (CDU)

Personalities associated with this community[edit]

  • Michael Weiner (born 1969), football judge, lives in the district of Hasede

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