Wulften am Harz

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Wulften am Harz
Coat of arms of Wulften am Harz
Coat of arms
Wulften am Harz   is located in Germany
Wulften am Harz
Wulften am Harz
Coordinates: 51°39′46″N 10°10′36″E / 51.66278°N 10.17667°E / 51.66278; 10.17667Coordinates: 51°39′46″N 10°10′36″E / 51.66278°N 10.17667°E / 51.66278; 10.17667
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Osterode am Harz
Municipal assoc. Hattorf am Harz
Government
 • Mayor Henning Kruse (SPD)
Area
 • Total 14.81 km2 (5.72 sq mi)
Elevation 157 m (515 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,842
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 37199
Dialling codes 05556
Vehicle registration OHA
Website www.hattorf-am-harz.de
The St. Aegidien-Church in Wulften

Wulften am Harz is a municipality in Lower Saxony, Germany, near the towns of Northeim and Osterode am Harz.

Geography[edit]

Wulften am Harz lies on the south western edge of the Harz mountains and on the north western end of the Rotenberg hills. The Oder river flows past the village. The nearest towns are Osterode am Harz (12 km), Herzberg am Harz (15 km) and Göttingen (30 km).

History[edit]

Politics[edit]

On 1 November 2006 eight councillors from the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and five from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) parties were elected. The Bürgermeister is Henning Kruse (SPD).

Industry[edit]

In Wulften there are two regionally important businesses:

  • Ehrhardt Reifen und Autoservice (motor vehicle services)
  • Gebr. Gropengiesser, Bauunternehmen und Kieswerke (construction)

Literature[edit]

  • D. Greunig (et al.): Wulften am Harz: ein Streifzug durch die Vergangenheit; 1100 Jahre ; 889 - 1989. Horb am Neckar 1989
  • D. Witte: 1591-1991: Kirchengeschichte der ev. luth. Kirchengemeinde Wulften am Harz. Duderstadt 1991

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