Rastede (Low German: Raastäe/Raas) is a municipality in the Ammerland district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km north of Oldenburg. It is the site of the Schloss Rastede.

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Rastede Palace
Rastede Palace
Flag of Rastede
Coat of arms of Rastede
Location of Rastede within Ammerland district
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Rastede is located in Germany
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Rastede
Rastede is located in Lower Saxony
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Rastede
Coordinates: 53°15′N 8°12′E / 53.250°N 8.200°E / 53.250; 8.200Coordinates: 53°15′N 8°12′E / 53.250°N 8.200°E / 53.250; 8.200
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAmmerland
Subdivisions27 districts
Government
 • Mayor (2019–24) Lars Krause[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total123 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total22,874
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26180
Dialling codes04402
Vehicle registrationWST
Websitewww.rastede.de

The Rastede railway station is located at the Oldenburg–Wilhelmshaven railway.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Verzeichnis der direkt gewählten Bürgermeister/-innen und Landräte/Landrätinnen". Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. April 2021.
  2. ^ "LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2021" (in German). Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen.