Hankensbüttel

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Hankensbüttel
Coat of arms of Hankensbüttel
Coat of arms
Hankensbüttel   is located in Germany
Hankensbüttel
Hankensbüttel
Coordinates: 52°44′N 10°36′E / 52.733°N 10.600°E / 52.733; 10.600Coordinates: 52°44′N 10°36′E / 52.733°N 10.600°E / 52.733; 10.600
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Gifhorn
Municipal assoc. Hankensbüttel
Government
 • Mayor Martin Rausch (SPD)
Area
 • Total 34.82 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,385
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29386
Dialling codes 05832
Vehicle registration GF

Hankensbüttel is a municipality in the Samtgemeinde Hankensbüttel in the district of Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 25 km south of Uelzen, and 30 km north of Gifhorn.

History[edit]

The first documentary mentioning of Hankensbüttel was in the year 1051 by the name Honengesbuthele. The document is from Henry III. In this time the Saxon dynasty of Billung owned the region

Politics[edit]

Administration[edit]

Hankensbüttel is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde Hankensbüttel ("collective municipality"), which consists of the following municipalities:

  • Dedelstorf
  • Hankensbüttel
  • Obernholz
  • Sprakensehl
  • Steinhorst

Community council[edit]

The Community council consists of 15 community members and was elected on 10 September 2006:

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