Harpstedt

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Harpstedt
Coat of arms of Harpstedt
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Harpstedt  is located in Germany
Harpstedt
Harpstedt
Location of Harpstedt within Oldenburg district
Oldenburg (district) Lower Saxony Vechta (district) Diepholz (district) Delmenhorst Bremen Cloppenburg (district) Ammerland Oldenburg Wesermarsch Colnrade Winkelstett Wildeshausen Großenkneten Prinzhöfte Beckeln Dötlingen Wardenburg Hatten Harpstedt Hude Ganderkesee Dünsen Kirchseelte Groß IppenerHarpstedt in OL.svg
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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
Municipal assoc. Harpstedt
Government
 • Mayor Henning Willms
Area
 • Total 23.45 km2 (9.05 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,682
 • Density 200/km2 (520/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 the district of 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 1203 as "Harpenstede". In 2015 it had 4682 inhabitants.

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