Essel

Essel
Coat of arms of Essel
Essel is located in Germany
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Essel
Coordinates 52°41′22″N 9°38′37″E / 52.68944°N 9.64361°E / 52.68944; 9.64361Coordinates: 52°41′22″N 9°38′37″E / 52.68944°N 9.64361°E / 52.68944; 9.64361
Administration
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Heidekreis
Municipal assoc. Schwarmstedt
Local subdivisions 4 Ortschaften
Mayor Bernd Block (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 34.06 km2 (13.15 sq mi)
Elevation 27 m  (89 ft)
Population 1,076 (31 December 2010)[1]
 - Density 32 /km2 (82 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate SFA
Postal code 29690
Area codes 0 50 71
Website www.essel.de

Essel is a municipality in the Heidekreis district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Most of the village is located on the southern bank of the river Aller. The A 7 motorway runs through the village.

Subdivisions

The municipality of Essel comprises 4 subdivisions:

History

Essel was first mentioned in 1251 as Esele. The surveillance of the Aller crossing at Essel and control of Aller shipping was undertaken by the 3 lords of Hademstorf. In the 14th century their seat was at Uhlenburg. This castle was situated in the Aller valley between Essel and Buchholz (Aller) and was destroyed in 1394 by the Dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

Another castle was built in the 13th century at Engehausen - Blankenburg Castle - on the site of which a manor house was subsequently built.

References

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsfortschreibung" (in German). Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen. 31 December 2009. http://www1.nls.niedersachsen.de/statistik/html/parametereingabe.asp?DT=K1000014&CM=Bev%F6lkerungsfortschreibung. 



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