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Quernheim is a municipality in the district of Diepholz, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is part of the Altes Amt Lemförde and has a population of about 480 inhabitants.[2]

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Coat of arms of Quernheim
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Location of Quernheim within Diepholz district
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Quernheim is located in Germany
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Quernheim is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°28′N 08°24′E / 52.467°N 8.400°E / 52.467; 8.400Coordinates: 52°28′N 08°24′E / 52.467°N 8.400°E / 52.467; 8.400
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictDiepholz
Municipal assoc.Altes Amt Lemförde
Government
 • MayorDiethelm Schmidt
Area
 • Total6.25 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Elevation
52 m (171 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total454
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49448
Dialling codes05443
Vehicle registrationDH

It is known for being the smallest municipality in Germany with a fully functioning public cinema; the "Lichtburg" is regarded as a local institution with its 1950s-style interior design (however it uses modern technology to screen films on current release).[3]

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