Sarstedt

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Sarstedt
Train station
Train station
Coat of arms of Sarstedt
Coat of arms
Sarstedt   is located in Germany
Sarstedt
Sarstedt
Coordinates: 52°14′22″N 9°51′38″E / 52.23944°N 9.86056°E / 52.23944; 9.86056Coordinates: 52°14′22″N 9°51′38″E / 52.23944°N 9.86056°E / 52.23944; 9.86056
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hildesheim
Government
 • Mayor Karl-Heinz Wondratschek (SPD)
Area
 • Total 42.94 km2 (16.58 sq mi)
Elevation 64 m (210 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,303
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31157
Dialling codes 05066
Vehicle registration HI
Website www.sarstedt.de

Sarstedt is a town in the district of Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany. It has around 18,500 inhabitants. Sarstedt is close to Hanover. Sarstedt station is on the Hanoverian Southern Railway and is served by the Hanover S-Bahn.

The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector is located nearby.

The former independent municipality Giften has been a part of Sarstedt since March 1, 1974.[2]

Mayor[edit]

The mayor of Sarstedt is Heike Brennecke (SPD). She was elected in September 2014.[3] The predecessor was Karl-Heinz Wondratschek (SPD).

Famous people from Sarstedt[edit]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Sarstedt at Wikimedia Commons