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Laatzen is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated directly south of Hanover.

Laatzen
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Laatzen
Coat of arms
Location of Laatzen within Hanover district
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Laatzen is located in Germany
Laatzen
Laatzen
Laatzen is located in Lower Saxony
Laatzen
Laatzen
Coordinates: 52°19′N 09°48′E / 52.317°N 9.800°E / 52.317; 9.800Coordinates: 52°19′N 09°48′E / 52.317°N 9.800°E / 52.317; 9.800
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHanover
Government
 • MayorJürgen Köhne[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total34.05 km2 (13.15 sq mi)
Elevation
46 - 63 m (−161 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total41,422
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
30880
Dialling codes0511 / 05102
Vehicle registrationH
Websitewww.laatzen.de

Division of the townEdit

In 1964, the municipalities of Laatzen (nowadays about 22.000 inhabitants) and Grasdorf (3.500 inh.) were merged into the city Laatzen. In 1974 the towns of Rethen/Leine (8.100 inh.), Gleidingen (4.300 inh.) and Ingeln-Oesselse (3.700 inh.) were added to the city.

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