|• Mayor||Ingrid Rüngeling|
|• Total||26.69 km2 (10.31 sq mi)|
|Elevation||359 m (1,178 ft)|
|• Density||72/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Scheden is a village in the district of Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. The commune of Scheden consists of the three villages: Scheden, Meensen, and Dankelshausen. The Schede creek runs through the village. In 2005 the population was 3,182.
The following communities were incorporated in the commune of Scheden:
People born in Scheden
- Johann Joachim Quantz was a flutist, flute maker, and composer, amongst others in the service of Frederick the Great.
- Senator Justus Christoph Grünewald, *1764 in Niederscheden. In 1801 the first communal Savings and loan association of Germany was established on his suggestion.
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