Jameln

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Jameln
Jameln   is located in Germany
Jameln
Jameln
Location of Jameln within Lüchow-Dannenberg district
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Coordinates: 53°02′32″N 11°04′43″E / 53.04222°N 11.07861°E / 53.04222; 11.07861Coordinates: 53°02′32″N 11°04′43″E / 53.04222°N 11.07861°E / 53.04222; 11.07861
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Lüchow-Dannenberg
Municipal assoc. Elbtalaue
Government
 • Mayor Udo Sperling
Area
 • Total 35.84 km2 (13.84 sq mi)
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,028
 • Density 29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29479
Dialling codes 05864
Vehicle registration DAN

Jameln is a municipality in the district Lüchow-Dannenberg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Jameln is part of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Elbtalaue.

Since the Gebietsreform (de) (municipality reform) in 1972, Jameln consists of ten villages:

  • Breese im Bruche
  • Breselenz
  • Breustian
  • Jameln
  • Langenhorst
  • Mehlfien
  • Platenlaase
  • Teichlosen
  • Volkfien
  • Wibbese
Breselenz

Additionally, there are three hamlets (Wohnplätze (de)):

  • Hoheluft
  • Jamelner Mühle
  • Krammühle

Before 1972, Hoheluft belonged to Volkfien, Jamelner Mühle to Jameln and Krammühle to Breselenz.

The main village in the municipality is Jameln, with around 450 inhabitants.

Mathematician Bernhard Riemann (1826–1866) was born in Breselenz.

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