Rastede

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Rastede
Schloss Rastede.jpg
Coat of arms of Rastede
Coat of arms
Rastede  is located in Germany
Rastede
Rastede
Coordinates: 53°15′N 8°12′E / 53.250°N 8.200°E / 53.250; 8.200Coordinates: 53°15′N 8°12′E / 53.250°N 8.200°E / 53.250; 8.200
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Ammerland
Government
 • Mayor Dieter Decker (CDU)
Area
 • Total 123 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 22,027
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 26180
Dialling codes 04402
Vehicle registration WST
Website www.rastede.de

Rastede (Low German: Raastäe/Raas) is a municipality in the Ammerland district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km north of Oldenburg. It is the site of the Schloss Rastede.

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