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Langelsheim is a town in the district of Goslar, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Coat of arms of Langelsheim
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Location of Langelsheim within Goslar district
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Langelsheim is located in Germany
Langelsheim
Langelsheim
Langelsheim is located in Lower Saxony
Langelsheim
Langelsheim
Coordinates: 51°56′17″N 10°20′06″E / 51.93806°N 10.33500°E / 51.93806; 10.33500Coordinates: 51°56′17″N 10°20′06″E / 51.93806°N 10.33500°E / 51.93806; 10.33500
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGoslar
Subdivisions5 districts
Government
 • MayorHenning Schrader (SPD)
Area
 • Total48.72 km2 (18.81 sq mi)
Elevation
204 m (669 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,361
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
38685
Dialling codes05326
Vehicle registrationGS
Websitewww.langelsheim.de

GeographyEdit

The municipality is situated between the river Innerste and its tributary Grane, on the northern edge of the Harz mountain range and the Harz National Park, located about 8 km (5.0 mi) northwest of Goslar.

City subdivisionsEdit

Langelsheim is divided into the following areas with the following population as of 30 June 2018:[3]

HistoryEdit

The place once called Langenizze developed in the 10th century out of a hill fort at the Kahnstein mountain, erected by the Ottonian dynasty. Langelsheim was the site of historic ironworks, first documented in the 13th century, where ore from the Mines of Rammelsberg was smelted.

DemographicsEdit

As of 30 June 2018 there were 11,458 inhabitants in Langelsheim.[3]

 
Population statistics
Year Inhabitants
1821 5,900
1848 6,873
1871 7,290
1885 8,314
1905 9,707
1925 9,643
Year Inhabitants
1933 9,829
1939 10,090
1946 15,427
1950 16,321
1956 15,061
Year Inhabitants
1961 14,243
1968 14,448
1970 14,451
1975 14,929
1980 14,542
Year Inhabitants
1985 13,967
1990 13,892
1995 13,962
2000 13,619
2005 13,068

PoliticsEdit

Town councilEdit

2006 local elections:

2016 local elections:

SPD: 12 FDP: 1 WGL: 6 CDU: 7

MayorsEdit

  • Since November 2013: Ingo Henze (SPD)
  • 2006-2013: Henning Schrader (SPD)

International relationsEdit

Langelsheim is twinned with:

  •   Emmer-Compascuum, Emmen, Netherlands
  •   Nieuw-Weerdinge, Emmen, Netherlands
  •   Roswinkel, Emmen, Netherlands

Notable peopleEdit

 
Henry E. Steinway

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2018.
  2. ^ Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Statistik. "Bevölkerungsfortschreibung" (in German).
  3. ^ a b "Einwohner der Gemeinden und Ortsteile" (PDF). Landkreis - Goslar.

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