Wiefelstede

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Wiefelstede
Coat of arms of Wiefelstede
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Wiefelstede   is located in Germany
Wiefelstede
Wiefelstede
Coordinates: 53°15′29″N 8°7′2″E / 53.25806°N 8.11722°E / 53.25806; 8.11722Coordinates: 53°15′29″N 8°7′2″E / 53.25806°N 8.11722°E / 53.25806; 8.11722
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Ammerland
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Völkers (SPD)
Area
 • Total 106.01 km2 (40.93 sq mi)
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,889
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 26215
Dialling codes 04402
Vehicle registration WST
Website www.wiefelstede.de

Wiefelstede (Low German: Wiefelstä) is a municipality in the Ammerland district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 15 km northwest of Oldenburg.

It is home to Brötje Automation GmbH, an automated aircraft assembly manufacturer.

The St. Johannes Evangelical Lutheran church located in Wiefelstede is the oldest stone church in the Ammerland Region. The church opened in 1057.

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