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Räbke is a municipality in the district of Helmstedt, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is part of the collective municipality (Samtgemeinde) of Nord-Elm. The village is situated north of the wooded Elm hill range at the Schunter river.

Räbke
Coat of arms of Räbke
Coat of arms
Location of Räbke within Helmstedt district
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Räbke is located in Germany
Räbke
Räbke
Räbke is located in Lower Saxony
Räbke
Räbke
Coordinates: 52°12′N 10°53′E / 52.200°N 10.883°E / 52.200; 10.883Coordinates: 52°12′N 10°53′E / 52.200°N 10.883°E / 52.200; 10.883
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHelmstedt
Municipal assoc.Nord-Elm
Government
 • MayorRainer Angerstein
Area
 • Total11.29 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Elevation
134 m (440 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total701
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
38375
Dialling codes05355
Vehicle registrationHE
Websitewww.raebke.de

The settlement was first mentioned as Ridepe in a 1205 deed. Since the 16th century Räbke was known for its paper mills meeting the needs of the University of Helmstedt.

The Lutheran church

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2017