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Hilgermissen is a municipality in the district of Nienburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Coat of arms of Hilgermissen
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Location of Hilgermissen within Nienburg/Weser district
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Hilgermissen is located in Germany
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Hilgermissen is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°50′46″N 9°9′5″E / 52.84611°N 9.15139°E / 52.84611; 9.15139Coordinates: 52°50′46″N 9°9′5″E / 52.84611°N 9.15139°E / 52.84611; 9.15139
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictNienburg/Weser
Municipal assoc.Grafschaft Hoya
Subdivisions8
Government
 • MayorJohann Hustedt
Area
 • Total54.43 km2 (21.02 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,186
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
27318
Dialling codes04256, 04251, 04255
Vehicle registrationNI
Websitewww.hoya-weser.de

It is distinguished by the fact that local streets are not named. Instead addresses are given as a house number plus the village name and postal code. In a local referendum in February 2019, 60 percent of voters rejected a proposal to introduce street names[2].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2017
  2. ^ Martin, Nik (3 February 2019). "German town votes 'No' to street names". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 4 February 2019.