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Velpke is a municipality in the district of Helmstedt, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km north of Helmstedt, and 10 km east of Wolfsburg. The Municipality Velpke includes the villages of Büstedt, Meinkot, Velpke and Wahrstedt. Velpke is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Velpke.

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Coat of arms of Velpke
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Velpke   is located in Germany
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Location of Velpke within Helmstedt district
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Coordinates: 52°24′N 10°56′E / 52.400°N 10.933°E / 52.400; 10.933Coordinates: 52°24′N 10°56′E / 52.400°N 10.933°E / 52.400; 10.933
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Helmstedt
Municipal assoc. Velpke
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Thiere (SPD)
Area
 • Total 19.70 km2 (7.61 sq mi)
Elevation 77 m (253 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,710
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38458
Dialling codes 05364
Vehicle registration HE
Website www.velpke.de

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