Bad Bevensen is a town in the north of the district Uelzen in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated to the east of the Lüneburg Heath (Lüneburger Heide). The Ilmenau river, a tributary of the Elbe, flows through Bad Bevensen. Bad Bevensen is a well-known spa town.

Bad Bevensen
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Coat of arms of Bad Bevensen
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Location of Bad Bevensen within Uelzen district
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Bad Bevensen is located in Germany
Bad Bevensen
Bad Bevensen
Bad Bevensen is located in Lower Saxony
Bad Bevensen
Bad Bevensen
Coordinates: 53°04′45″N 10°35′00″E / 53.07917°N 10.58333°E / 53.07917; 10.58333Coordinates: 53°04′45″N 10°35′00″E / 53.07917°N 10.58333°E / 53.07917; 10.58333
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictUelzen
Municipal assoc.Bevensen-Ebstorf
Government
 • MayorMartin Feller (Greens)
Area
 • Total48.01 km2 (18.54 sq mi)
Elevation
36 m (118 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,122
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29549
Dialling codes05821
Vehicle registrationUE
Websitewww.bad-bevensen.de
Timber-framed house in Brückenstraße

Bad Bevensen is the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bevensen-Ebstorf.

Incorporated into the municipality are the villages of Gollern, Groß Hesebeck, Jastorf, Klein Bünstorf, Klein Hesebeck, Medingen, Röbbel, Sasendorf and Seedorf. Jastorf is situated some 3 kilometres (2 miles) south of the town center. It is the site of an Iron Age cemetery which gave the name of the Jastorf culture.

In the run-up to the G20 summit in 2017, left-wing extremists set a fire in the town.[2]

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Twin towns – Sister citiesEdit

Bad Bevensen is twinned with:

Notable peopleEdit

  • Wilhelm Wallmann (born 1941), politician (CDU)
  • Ilse Falk (born 1943), politician and Member of Parliament (CDU)
  • Dirk Fischer (born 1943), politician (CDU)
  • Jörg Sennheiser (born 1944), entrepreneur
  • Ulrich Sinn (born 1945), Professor of Classical Archaeology
  • Joachim Eigenherr (born 1947), athlete
  • Volker Bescht (born 1951), Brigadier General of the Bundeswehr
  • Heinrich Lange (born 1955), Vice Admiral of the German navy
  • Christian Dexne (born 1971), sports presenter (ARD / RBB)

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