Emmerthal

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Emmerthal
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Location of Emmerthal within Hameln-Pyrmont district
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Emmerthal
Coordinates: 52°3′N9°23′E / 52.050°N 9.383°E / 52.050; 9.383 Coordinates: 52°3′N9°23′E / 52.050°N 9.383°E / 52.050; 9.383
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hameln-Pyrmont
Government
   Mayor (202126) Dominik Petters [1] (SPD)
Area
  Total115 km2 (44 sq mi)
Elevation
69 m (226 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31) [2]
  Total9,793
  Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
31860
Dialling codes 05155, 05157, 05286, 05151
Vehicle registration HM
Website www.emmerthal.de

Emmerthal is a municipality in the Hameln-Pyrmont district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Weser, approximatively 6 km south of Hameln. Its seat is in the village Kirchohsen.

In 1973, the Emmerthal was formed by merging the previously independent municipalities of Amelgatzen, Bessinghausen, Börry, Brockensen, Emmern, Esperde, Frenke, Grohnde, Hagenohsen, Hajen, Hämelschenburg, Kirchohsen, Latferde, Lüntorf, Ohr, Voremberg, Welsede.

The Grohnde Nuclear Power Plant is located in the Emmerthal.

From 1933 to 1937, a field on the nearby hill of the Bückeberg was the place where the National Socialists celebrated the national thanksgiving festival.

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References

  1. "Stichwahlen zu Direktwahlen in Niedersachsen vom 26. 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.