|• Mayor||Helge Zychlinski (SPD)|
|• Total||173 km2 (67 sq mi)|
|Elevation||48 m (157 ft)|
|• Density||170/km2 (440/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||05130, 05072, 05131|
Wedemark is a municipality in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Wedemark is a historical landscape description for the area and is situated approximately 20 km north of Hanover. It ranks third on average per capita income in Lower Saxony.
Wedemark's neighbors are the municipalities Burgwedel, Isernhagen, Langenhagen, Garbsen, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Lindwedel and Wietze (clockwise, beginning in the East).
Wedemark consists of 16 formerly independent villages, with a total of nearly 30,000 inhabitants all together.
Motorway A7 (Hamburg - Hanover) marks the East border of Wedemark (motorway exits in Berkhof and Mellendorf), whereas to the South the A352 (motorway exit Langenhagen-Kaltenweide) runs towards the north-western edge of Hanover.
There are three train stations in Wedemark, namely in Bennemühlen, Mellendorf and Bissendorf, with half-hourly services to Hanover during weekdays. In Mellendorf and Bennemühlen there are also connecting trains on local line to Hamburg, with the line running through the Lüneburg Heath, and the towns of Schwarmstedt, Hodenhagen, Walsrode, Bad Fallingbostel, Soltau and Schneverdingen along the line, taking a total of nearly three hours for 150 km.
Hanover or Hannover is the capital of and largest city in the state of Lower Saxony. Its 535,061 (2017) inhabitants make it the thirteenth-largest city in Germany as well as the third-largest city in Northern Germany after Hamburg and Bremen. The city lies at the confluence of the River Leine and its tributary Ihme, in the south of the North German Plain, and is the largest city in the Hannover–Braunschweig–Göttingen–Wolfsburg Metropolitan Region. It is the fifth-largest city in the Low German dialect area after Hamburg, Dortmund, Essen and Bremen.
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Langenhagen Pferdemarkt station is a station in the town of Langenhagen, which lies north of Hanover, the capital of the German state of Lower Saxony. At present it is served by lines S4 and S5 of the Hanover S-Bahn. It was opened as Langenhagen station in 1890 and was the only station in Langenhagen in the first half of the 20th century. Three extra stations have been built since because of the growth of Langenhagen and the development of Hannover Airport. Since regional and long-distance services now only stop in the neighbouring Langenhagen Mitte station, Pferdemarkt station is now only served by S-Bahn services.
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