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Bienenbüttel is a free municipality in the district of Uelzen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Ilmenau, approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Uelzen, and 13 kilometres (8 mi) southeast of Lüneburg. Bienenbüttel is a part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and of the Lüneburg Heath (German: Lüneburger Heide).

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Coat of arms of Bienenbüttel
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Location of Bienenbüttel within Uelzen district
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Bienenbüttel is located in Germany
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Bienenbüttel is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 53°8′36″N 10°29′25″E / 53.14333°N 10.49028°E / 53.14333; 10.49028Coordinates: 53°8′36″N 10°29′25″E / 53.14333°N 10.49028°E / 53.14333; 10.49028
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictUelzen
Subdivisions14 districts
Government
 • MayorHeinz-Günter Waltje (CDU)
Area
 • Total99 km2 (38 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,731
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29553
Dialling codes05823
Vehicle registrationUE
Websitewww.bienenbuettel.de

Bienenbüttel is the seat of the Einheitsgemeinde ("free municipality") Bienenbüttel. Incorporated into the municipality are the villages of Bargdorf, Beverbeck with Grünewald, Bornsen, Edendorf, Eitzen I with Bardenhagen, Grünhagen, Hohenbostel, Hohnstorf, Niendorf, Rieste with Neu-Rieste, Steddorf with Neu-Steddorf, Varendorf, Wichmannsburg and Wulfstorf.

Bienenbüttel is located on the Elbe Lateral Canal, a 115-kilometre (71 mi) long waterway, and has a station on the highspeed Hanover–Hamburg railway (Hamburg-Uelzen-Hannover).

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