Kalbe, Lower Saxony

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Kalbe
Kalbe is located in Germany
Kalbe
Kalbe
Location of Kalbe within Rotenburg (Wümme) district
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Coordinates: 53°17′38″N 09°33′07″E / 53.29389°N 9.55194°E / 53.29389; 9.55194Coordinates: 53°17′38″N 09°33′07″E / 53.29389°N 9.55194°E / 53.29389; 9.55194
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Rotenburg (Wümme)
Municipal assoc. Sittensen
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Petersen
Area
 • Total 10.25 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 589
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27419
Dialling codes 04282
Vehicle registration ROW
Website www.sittensen.de

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

Kalbe belonged to the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen, established in 1180. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, 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 Duchy, before France annexed it in 1810. In 1813 the Duchy was restored to the Electorate of Hanover, which - after its upgrade to the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814 - incorporated the Duchy in a real union and the Ducal territory, including Kalbe, became part of the new Stade Region, established in 1823.

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