Wohnste

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Wohnste
Wohnste is located in Germany
Wohnste
Wohnste
Location of Wohnste within Rotenburg (Wümme) district
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Coordinates: 53°21′N 09°32′E / 53.350°N 9.533°E / 53.350; 9.533Coordinates: 53°21′N 09°32′E / 53.350°N 9.533°E / 53.350; 9.533
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Rotenburg (Wümme)
Municipal assoc. Sittensen
Government
 • Mayor Johannes Klindworth (CDU)
Area
 • Total 19.18 km2 (7.41 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 761
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27419
Dialling codes 04169
Vehicle registration ROW
Website www.sittensen.de

Wohnste is a municipality in the district of Rotenburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Wohnste belonged to the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen, established in 1180. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish Crown - interrupted by a Danish occupation (1712–1715) - and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1807 the ephemeral Kingdom of Westphalia annexed the Duchy, before France annexed it in 1810. In 1813 the Duchy was restored to the Electorate of Hanover, which - after its upgrade to the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814 - incorporated the Duchy in a real union and the Ducal territory, including Wohnste, became part of the new Stade Region, established in 1823.

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