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Country  Germany
District  Hanover
Postal codes  30938
Population  20,481 (31 Dec 2008)
Postal code  30938
State  Lower Saxony
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Area  152 km²
Local time  Tuesday 3:59 AM
Dialling codes  05139, 05135 (Fuhrberg)
Weather  3°C, Wind N at 10 km/h, 90% Humidity

Burgwedel is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 15 km northeast of Hanover.


Map of 30938 Burgwedel, Germany

Politics and Administration

Burgwedel consists of the following boroughs:

  • Engensen
  • Fuhrberg
  • Großburgwedel (administrative see)
  • Kleinburgwedel
  • Oldhorst
  • Thönse
  • Wettmar
  • Roman Catholic Church

    The members of the Roman Catholic St. Paul's parish community Burgwedel builds the second largest religious community of the town. St. Paul's belongs to the diocese of Hildesheim, which is part of the ecclesiastical province of Hamburg.

    Sons and daughters of the city

  • Carl Graf von Alten (1764-1840), Hanoverian-British general and statesman
  • Otto Wöhler (1894-1987), General of the Wehrmacht and war criminal
  • Valmir Sulejmani (born 1996), German footballer
  • Personalities living or living on the ground

  • Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt, (b 1937), Member of the European Parliament
  • Willi Reimann, (b 1949), former footballer and football coach
  • Gundis Zámbó, (b 1966), actress
  • Mike Hanke, (b 1983), footballer
  • Christian Wulff, (b 1959), politician (CDU), former Federal President, former Lower Saxony Minister President
  • Bettina Wulff, (b 1973), wife of Christian Wulff
  • Gerald Asamoah, (b 1978), footballer
  • Dieter Schatzschneider, (b 1958), soccer player
  • Hermann Bahlsen, (1927-2014), bakery factory manufacturer
  • References

    Burgwedel Wikipedia

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