Hamwarde

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Hamwarde
Coat of arms of Hamwarde
Coat of arms
Hamwarde   is located in Germany
Hamwarde
Hamwarde
Coordinates: 53°27′N 10°25′E / 53.450°N 10.417°E / 53.450; 10.417Coordinates: 53°27′N 10°25′E / 53.450°N 10.417°E / 53.450; 10.417
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Herzogtum Lauenburg
Municipal assoc. Hohe Elbgeest
Government
 • Mayor Friedrich-Wilhelm Richard (SPD)
Area
 • Total 6.68 km2 (2.58 sq mi)
Elevation 49 m (161 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 785
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21502
Dialling codes 04152
Vehicle registration RZ
Website www.amt-hohe-
elbgeest.de

Hamwarde is a municipality in the district of Lauenburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

The town was an objective of, and was eventually captured by, the 2nd Bn, Gordon Highlanders, 227th Highland Brigade, part of the 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division during the operations to cross the River Elbe in April 1945.

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