Suderburg

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Suderburg
Coat of arms of Suderburg
Coat of arms
Suderburg   is located in Germany
Suderburg
Suderburg
Coordinates: 52°54′2.581″N 10°26′20.72″E / 52.90071694°N 10.4390889°E / 52.90071694; 10.4390889Coordinates: 52°54′2.581″N 10°26′20.72″E / 52.90071694°N 10.4390889°E / 52.90071694; 10.4390889
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Uelzen
Municipal assoc. Suderburg
Government
 • Mayor Christel Beplate-Haarstrich (CDU)
Area
 • Total 129.48 km2 (49.99 sq mi)
Elevation 57 m (187 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,549
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 29556
Dialling codes 05826
Vehicle registration UE
Website www.suderburg.de

Suderburg is a municipality in the district of Uelzen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 11 km southwest of Uelzen.

Suderburg is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Suderburg.

Municipal divisions[edit]

The parish of Suderburg consists of Suderburg itself and the following villages that had been independent until the municipal reform in 1972: Bahnsen, Böddenstedt, Hamerstorf, Hösseringen, Holxen and Räber.

History[edit]

The first known written instance of the name was as Sutherburg in 1004.

In 1847, the railway line Celle - Uelzen - Lüneburg - Harburg - Wilhelmsburg was opened, and Suderburg railway station was opened in 1850 and extended in 1859.

In 1957, the villages Graulingen, Oldendorf I and Suderburg were merged into Suderburg.

Notable people[edit]

  • Sophus Schmidt (1792–1841), Hanoveran liberation fighter, bailiff in Bleckede and landowner in Suderburg
  • Heinrich Christoph Wilhelm Hillmer (1831–1916), building master
  • Karl Hillmer (1869–1944), director of the Wiesenbauschule
  • Carsten Kadach (born 1964), former FIFA assistant

Sources[edit]

The text includes a translation of part of the German Wikipedia article.

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