Harpstedt

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Harpstedt
Coat of arms of Harpstedt
Coat of arms
Harpstedt  is located in Germany
Harpstedt
Harpstedt
Coordinates: 52°54′N 8°35′E / 52.900°N 8.583°E / 52.900; 8.583Coordinates: 52°54′N 8°35′E / 52.900°N 8.583°E / 52.900; 8.583
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Oldenburg
Government
 • Mayor Henning Willms
Area
 • Total 23.45 km2 (9.05 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,621
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27243
Dialling codes 04244
Vehicle registration OL
Website harpstedt.de

Harpstedt is a municipality in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, south of Bremen (30 km).

Harpstedt is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Harpstedt.

Harpstedt was first mentioned in 1230 as "Harpenstede". In 2012 it had 4693 inhabitants.

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