Freden

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Freden is a village and a municipality in the district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Leine, approx. 25 km south of Hildesheim. Since 1 November 2016, the former municipalities Everode, Landwehr and Winzenburg are part of the municipality Freden.

Freden
Coat of arms of Freden
Coat of arms
Location of Freden within Hildesheim district
Hildesheim (district)Lower SaxonyHolzminden (district)Northeim (district)Goslar (district)Wolfenbüttel (district)SalzgitterHamelin-PyrmontHanover (district)Peine (district)LandwehrWinzenburgEverodeFredenLamspringeCoppengraveHarbarnsenSehlemSehlemNeuhofWoltershausenAdenstedtBockenemAlfeldDuingenSarstedtAlgermissenHarsumGiesenNordstemmenHildesheimElzeBethelnGronauGronauEimeDiekholzenDespetalDiekholzenSchellertenSchellertenSöhldeBad SalzdetfurthHolleWeenzenMarienhagenHoyershausenBantelnRhedenBrüggenEberholzenSibbesseWestfeldAlmstedtFreden (Leine) in HI.svg
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Freden is located in Germany
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Freden
Freden is located in Lower Saxony
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Freden
Coordinates: 51°56′N 09°54′E / 51.933°N 9.900°E / 51.933; 9.900Coordinates: 51°56′N 09°54′E / 51.933°N 9.900°E / 51.933; 9.900
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHildesheim
Government
 • MayorRüdiger Paulat (SPD)
Area
 • Total53.49 km2 (20.65 sq mi)
Elevation
127 m (417 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,682
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
31084
Dialling codes05184
Vehicle registrationHI
Websitewww.gemeindefreden.de

Freden was the seat of the former Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Freden.

PersonalitiesEdit

  • Friedrich Lorenz (1897-1944), Catholic priest, Nazi opponent
  • Friedrich Mennecke (1904-1947), NS doctor who participated in the mass destruction of the so-called euthanasia program of national socialism as an accomplice.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Freden (Leine) at Wikimedia Commons