Vechelde

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Vechelde
Town hall Vechelde
Town hall Vechelde
Coat of arms of Vechelde
Coat of arms
Vechelde  is located in Germany
Vechelde
Vechelde
Location of Vechelde within Peine district
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Coordinates: 52°15.65′N 10°22.32′E / 52.26083°N 10.37200°E / 52.26083; 10.37200Coordinates: 52°15.65′N 10°22.32′E / 52.26083°N 10.37200°E / 52.26083; 10.37200
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Peine
Government
 • Mayor Ralf Werner (SPD)
Area
 • Total 75.89 km2 (29.30 sq mi)
Elevation 74 m (243 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,925
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38159
Dialling codes 05302
Vehicle registration PE
Website www.vechelde.de

Vechelde is a municipality in the district of Peine, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km southeast of Peine, and 10 km west of Braunschweig.

Municipal subdivisions[edit]

  • Alvesse
  • Bettmar
  • Bodenstedt
  • Denstorf
  • Fürstenau
  • Groß Gleidingen
  • Klein Gleidingen
  • Köchingen
  • Liedingen
  • Sierße
  • Sonnenberg
  • Vallstedt
  • Vechelade
  • Vechelde
  • Wahle
  • Wedtlenstedt
  • Wierthe

Twinned cities[edit]

Vechelde is twinned with:

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