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Coat of arms of Hassendorf
Coat of arms
Hassendorf   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°06′43″N 09°16′37″E / 53.11194°N 9.27694°E / 53.11194; 9.27694Coordinates: 53°06′43″N 09°16′37″E / 53.11194°N 9.27694°E / 53.11194; 9.27694
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Rotenburg (Wümme)
Municipal assoc. Sottrum
 • Mayor Klaus Dreyer (SPD)
 • Total 11.67 km2 (4.51 sq mi)
Elevation 24 m (79 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,120
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27367
Dialling codes 04264
Vehicle registration ROW
Website www.hassendorf.de

Hassendorf is a municipality in the district of Rotenburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Hassendorf belonged to the Prince-Bishopric of Verden, established in 1180. In 1648 the Prince-Bishopric was transformed into the Principality of Verden, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish Crown - interrupted by a Danish occupation (1712-1715) - and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1807 the ephemeral Kingdom of Westphalia annexed the Principality, before France annexed it in 1810. In 1813 the Principality was restored to the Electorate of Hanover, which - after its upgrade to the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814 - incorporated the Principality in a real union and the Princely territory, including Hassendorf, became part of the new Stade Region, established in 1823.