Apensen

Apensen is a municipality southwest of Hamburg (Germany). Apensen has a population of about 3,000, the area of 20.74 km² and belongs to the district Stade, Lower Saxony.

Apensen
Coat of arms of Apensen
Coat of arms
Location of Apensen within Stade district
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Apensen is located in Germany
Apensen
Apensen
Apensen is located in Lower Saxony
Apensen
Apensen
Coordinates: 53°26′09″N 09°36′56″E / 53.43583°N 9.61556°E / 53.43583; 9.61556Coordinates: 53°26′09″N 09°36′56″E / 53.43583°N 9.61556°E / 53.43583; 9.61556
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictStade
Municipal assoc.Apensen
Subdivisions2
Government
 • MayorFrank Buchholz (FW)
Area
 • Total20.74 km2 (8.01 sq mi)
Elevation
39 m (128 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,351
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
21641
Dialling codes04167
Vehicle registrationSTD
Websitewww.apensen.de

It belonged to the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1823 the Duchy was abolished and its territory became part of the Stade Region.

Apensen is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Apensen.

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