Lindwedel

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Lindwedel
Coat of arms of Lindwedel
Coat of arms
Lindwedel   is located in Germany
Lindwedel
Lindwedel
Coordinates: 52°37′N 9°41′E / 52.617°N 9.683°E / 52.617; 9.683Coordinates: 52°37′N 9°41′E / 52.617°N 9.683°E / 52.617; 9.683
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Heidekreis
Municipal assoc. Schwarmstedt
Government
 • Mayor Axel Wehberg (CDU)
Area
 • Total 16.56 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,618
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29690
Dialling codes 05073 u. 05130
Vehicle registration FAL u. SFA
Website www.lindwedel.de

Lindwedel is a municipality in the administrative division of Schwarmstedt, in the Heidekreis region of Lower Saxony, Germany.

There is evidence of settlement in the area for several millennia. The first mention of Lindwedel is in the year 1304.

The municipality comprises the villages of Lindwedel and Hope.

Neighboring municipalities are Vesbeck, Oegenbostel, Plumhof, Berkhof, Sprockhof, Buchholz (Aller), Grindau and Esperke.

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