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Ahnsbeck is a municipality in the district of Celle, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated at the southern border of the Lüneburg Heath, 10 km eastern of the city of Celle. It is part of the collective municipality of Lachendorf.

Ahnsbeck
Coat of arms of Ahnsbeck
Coat of arms
Location of Ahnsbeck within Celle district
Celle (district)Lower SaxonyHeidekreisUelzen (district)Gifhorn (district)Hanover RegionFaßbergHermannsburguninc. LohheideBergenWinsenWietzeHambührenCelleAdelheidsdorfNienhagenWathlingenBröckelEicklingenWienhausenLanglingenUnterlüßEschedeScharnhorstHohneLanglingenEldingenHabighorstAhnsbeckHöferBeedenbostelLachendorfAhnsbeck in CE.svg
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Ahnsbeck is located in Germany
Ahnsbeck
Ahnsbeck
Ahnsbeck is located in Lower Saxony
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Ahnsbeck
Coordinates: 52°36′39″N 10°17′26″E / 52.61083°N 10.29056°E / 52.61083; 10.29056Coordinates: 52°36′39″N 10°17′26″E / 52.61083°N 10.29056°E / 52.61083; 10.29056
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictCelle
Municipal assoc.Lachendorf
Government
 • MayorUlrich Kaiser (UL)
Area
 • Total20.59 km2 (7.95 sq mi)
Elevation
54 m (177 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,617
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29353
Dialling codes05145
Vehicle registrationCE
Websitewww.lachendorf.de

HistoryEdit

The Village of Ahnsbeck is first mentioned in the 13th century under the name of "Alrebekesa", meaning Floodplain of the Alder-stream, which also reflects in the coat of arms.

Until 31 December 2004 Ahnsbeck belonged to the Regierungsbezirk (government region) Lüneburg.

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