Langeloh

Langeloh is a village within the town of Schneverdingen in the district of Soltau-Fallingbostel in the North German state of Lower Saxony. The village lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the town and is linked to it by the district roads (Kreisstrassen) K26 and K33. The parish is characterised by fields and moors with farm woodland and borders on the Pietzmoor.

Langeloh
Stadtteil of Schneverdingen
Location of Langeloh
Langeloh is located in Germany
Langeloh
Langeloh
Langeloh is located in Lower Saxony
Langeloh
Langeloh
Coordinates: 53°03′59″N 09°48′05″E / 53.06639°N 9.80139°E / 53.06639; 9.80139Coordinates: 53°03′59″N 09°48′05″E / 53.06639°N 9.80139°E / 53.06639; 9.80139
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictSoltau-Fallingbostel
TownSchneverdingen
Elevation
96 m (315 ft)
Population
 (2008-11-01)
 • Total715
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
29640
Dialling codes05193

HistoryEdit

On 28 June 1519 in the village of Langeloh the last knights' battle in Europe - the Battle of Soltau - took place as part of the Hildesheim Diocesan Feud. A force of Hildesheim and Lüneburg troops destroyed the Brunswick-Welf army.

PoliticsEdit

The parish chair is Regina Dinges.

Culture and places of interestEdit

Near Langeloh is a field of tumuli. The Böhmetal bei Huckenrieth nature reserve is partly located in the parish of Langeloh.

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