Harpstedt

Harpstedt is a municipality in the district of Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, south of Bremen (30 km).

Harpstedt
Coat of arms of Harpstedt
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Location of Harpstedt within Oldenburg district
Oldenburg (district)Lower SaxonyVechta (district)Diepholz (district)DelmenhorstBremenCloppenburg (district)AmmerlandOldenburgWesermarschColnradeWinkelstettWildeshausenGroßenknetenPrinzhöfteBeckelnDötlingenWardenburgHattenHarpstedtHudeGanderkeseeDünsenKirchseelteGroß IppenerHarpstedt in OL.svg
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Harpstedt is located in Germany
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Harpstedt
Harpstedt is located in Lower Saxony
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Harpstedt
Coordinates: 52°54′N 8°35′E / 52.900°N 8.583°E / 52.900; 8.583Coordinates: 52°54′N 8°35′E / 52.900°N 8.583°E / 52.900; 8.583
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictOldenburg
Municipal assoc.Harpstedt
Government
 • MayorHerwig Wobse
Area
 • Total23.45 km2 (9.05 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,727
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
27243
Dialling codes04244
Vehicle registrationOL
Websiteharpstedt.de

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

Harpstedt was first mentioned in 1203 as "Harpenstede". In 2015 it had 4682 inhabitants.

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