Lemwerder

Lemwerder is a municipality in the district of Wesermarsch, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is on the left bank of the Weser, approximately 27 km east of Oldenburg, and 17 km northwest of the centre of Bremen.

Lemwerder
Chapel at the dyke
Chapel at the dyke
Coat of arms of Lemwerder
Coat of arms
Location of Lemwerder within Wesermarsch district
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Lemwerder is located in Germany
Lemwerder
Lemwerder
Lemwerder is located in Lower Saxony
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Lemwerder
Coordinates: 53°10′N 8°37′E / 53.167°N 8.617°E / 53.167; 8.617Coordinates: 53°10′N 8°37′E / 53.167°N 8.617°E / 53.167; 8.617
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictWesermarsch
Subdivisions19 districts
Government
 • MayorHans-Joachim Beckmann (SPD)
Area
 • Total36.38 km2 (14.05 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,122
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
27809
Dialling codes0421
Vehicle registrationBRA
Websitewww.lemwerder.de

Since September 2001, Lemwerder is governed by Mayor Hans-Joachim Beckmann.

The shipbuilding companies Lürssen and Abeking & Rasmussen both have shipyards in Lemwerder that specialise in the construction of superyachts.[2][3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2019.
  2. ^ "Abeking & Rasmussen". Superyachts. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Lemwerder". Lürssen. Retrieved 21 August 2018.