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Pattensen is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km (7 mi) south of Hanover.

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Coat of arms of Pattensen
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Location of Pattensen within Hanover district
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Pattensen is located in Germany
Pattensen
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Pattensen is located in Lower Saxony
Pattensen
Pattensen
Coordinates: 52°16′N 9°46′E / 52.267°N 9.767°E / 52.267; 9.767Coordinates: 52°16′N 9°46′E / 52.267°N 9.767°E / 52.267; 9.767
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHanover
Government
 • MayorRamona Schumann (SPD)
Area
 • Total67 km2 (26 sq mi)
Elevation
63 m (207 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total14,636
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
30982
Dialling codes05066, 05069, 05101, 05102
Vehicle registrationH
Websitewww.pattensen.de

HistoryEdit

It was the capital of the Principality of Calenberg until 1636, when the capital moved to the town of Hanover, from which the state of Hanover (including Calenberg and Celle) was named.

 
Pattensen in the Kingdom of Hanover in 1864, King George V

EconomyEdit

The letter processing center for the greater Hanover area is located in Pattensen.

Twin townsEdit

Pattensen is twinned with Saint-Aubin-lès-Elbeuf in France, Karpniki and Wilkszyn in Poland and Ahrensfelde in Germany.

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Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2018.
  2. ^ ""Per, das wird nichts"". Der Spiegel (in German). 3 May 2018.

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