Wittmar

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Wittmar
Coat of arms of Wittmar
Coat of arms
Wittmar  is located in Germany
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Location of Wittmar within Wolfenbüttel district
Wolfenbüttel (district) Lower Saxony Salzgitter Braunschweig Hildesheim (district) Goslar (district) Saxony-Anhalt Helmstedt (district) Peine (district) Sehlde Heere Haverlah Elbe Baddeckenstedt Burgdorf Schladen Gielde Hornburg Achim Werlaburgdorf Flöthe Cramme Wolfenbüttel Ohrum Dorstadt Heiningen Börßum Hedeper Semmenstedt Denkte Wittmar Kissenbrück Remlingen Dettum Veltheim Sickte Evessen Roklum Winnigstedt Vahlberg Uehrde Kneitlingen Evessen Cremlingen Dahlum Erkerode Schöppenstedt gemeindefreies GebietWittmar in WF.svg
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Coordinates: 52°08′N 10°38′E / 52.133°N 10.633°E / 52.133; 10.633Coordinates: 52°08′N 10°38′E / 52.133°N 10.633°E / 52.133; 10.633
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Wolfenbüttel
Municipal assoc. Elm-Asse
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Becker (SPD)
Area
 • Total 4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,159
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38329
Dialling codes 05337
Vehicle registration WF

Wittmar is a municipality in the district of Wolfenbüttel, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Asse[edit]

For several hundred years, salt has been mined in Asse, a small mountain range in the district of Wolfenbüttel. One of these mines, Schacht Asse II, is now used to store low- and medium-grade radioactive waste produced by medicine and nuclear power plants.

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