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Hoya (German pronunciation: [ˈhoːja]) is a town in the District of Nienburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the left and right bank of the Weser, approx. 20 km north of Nienburg, and 15 km southwest of Verden.

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Coat of arms of Hoya
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Location of Hoya within Nienburg/Weser district
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Hoya is located in Germany
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Hoya is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°48′N 9°8′E / 52.800°N 9.133°E / 52.800; 9.133Coordinates: 52°48′N 9°8′E / 52.800°N 9.133°E / 52.800; 9.133
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictNienburg/Weser
Municipal assoc.Grafschaft Hoya
Government
 • MayorEdmund Seidel (CDU)
Area
 • Total8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,865
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
27318
Dialling codes04251
Vehicle registrationNI
Websitewww.hoya-weser.de

Hoya is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Grafschaft Hoya. Hoya was the center of the medieval and early modern County of Hoya.

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