Lindwedel

Lindwedel is a municipality in the administrative division of Schwarmstedt, in the Heidekreis region of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Lindwedel
Coat of arms of Lindwedel
Coat of arms
Location of Lindwedel within Heidekreis district
Lindwedel in HK.svg
Lindwedel is located in Germany
Lindwedel
Lindwedel
Lindwedel is located in Lower Saxony
Lindwedel
Lindwedel
Coordinates: 52°37′N 9°41′E / 52.617°N 9.683°E / 52.617; 9.683Coordinates: 52°37′N 9°41′E / 52.617°N 9.683°E / 52.617; 9.683
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHeidekreis
Municipal assoc.Schwarmstedt
Subdivisions2 Ortschaften
Government
 • MayorArthur Minke (CDU)
Area
 • Total16.56 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,647
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
29690
Dialling codes05073 u. 05130
Vehicle registrationFAL u. SFA
Websitewww.lindwedel.de

There is evidence of settlement in the area for several millennia. The first mention of Lindwedel is in the year 1304.

The municipality comprises the villages of Lindwedel and Hope.

Neighboring municipalities are Vesbeck, Oegenbostel, Plumhof, Berkhof, Sprockhof, Buchholz (Aller), Grindau and Esperke.

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