Vechelde is a municipality in the district of Peine, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km southeast of Peine, and 10 km west of Braunschweig.

Vechelde
Town hall Vechelde
Town hall Vechelde
Coat of arms of Vechelde
Location of Vechelde within Peine district
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Vechelde is located in Germany
Vechelde
Vechelde
Vechelde is located in Lower Saxony
Vechelde
Vechelde
Coordinates: 52°15.65′N 10°22.32′E / 52.26083°N 10.37200°E / 52.26083; 10.37200Coordinates: 52°15.65′N 10°22.32′E / 52.26083°N 10.37200°E / 52.26083; 10.37200
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictPeine
Subdivisions17 districts
Government
 • Mayor (2021–26) Tobias Grünert[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total75.89 km2 (29.30 sq mi)
Elevation
74 m (243 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total17,938
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
38159
Dialling codes05302, 05300
Vehicle registrationPE
Websitewww.vechelde.de

Municipal subdivisionsEdit

  • Alvesse
  • Bettmar
  • Bodenstedt
  • Denstorf
  • Fürstenau
  • Groß Gleidingen
  • Klein Gleidingen
  • Köchingen
  • Liedingen
  • Sierße
  • Sonnenberg
  • Vallstedt
  • Vechelade
  • Vechelde
  • Wahle
  • Wedtlenstedt
  • Wierthe

Twinned citiesEdit

Vechelde is twinned with:

Main sightsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Direktwahlen in Niedersachsen vom 12. September 2021" (PDF). Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. 13 October 2021.
  2. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.

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