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Aerzen is a municipality in the Hamelin-Pyrmont district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated 10 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Hamelin, and 7 kilometres (4 mi) north of Bad Pyrmont.

Aerzen
Town hall of Aerzen
Town hall of Aerzen
Coat of arms of Aerzen
Coat of arms
Location of Aerzen within Hameln-Pyrmont district
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Aerzen is located in Germany
Aerzen
Aerzen
Aerzen is located in Lower Saxony
Aerzen
Aerzen
Coordinates: 52°02′58″N 09°15′55″E / 52.04944°N 9.26528°E / 52.04944; 9.26528Coordinates: 52°02′58″N 09°15′55″E / 52.04944°N 9.26528°E / 52.04944; 9.26528
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHameln-Pyrmont
Subdivisions14 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorBernhard Wagner (SPD)
Area
 • Total105.06 km2 (40.56 sq mi)
Elevation
173 m (568 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,510
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
31855
Dialling codes05154
Vehicle registrationHM
Websitewww.aerzen.de

EconomyEdit

One of the biggest employers in the region is Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH[citation needed], a manufacturer of blowers and compressors. As of April 2008, they had an estimated 1000 employees.

PersonalityEdit

  • Börries von Münchhausen (civil servant) (1587-1646), secret Kammerrat, mortgage holder of the Office Aerzen
  • Gustav Karl Wilhelm Siemens (1806-1874), member of the National Assembly in Frankfurt
  • August Heissmeyer (1897-1979), Obergruppenführer and General of the Waffen SS

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