Clenze is a municipality in the district Lüchow-Dannenberg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km northwest of Salzwedel, and 25 km east of Uelzen.

Clenze
Coat of arms of Clenze
Coat of arms
Location of Clenze within Lüchow-Dannenberg district
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Clenze is located in Germany
Clenze
Clenze
Clenze is located in Lower Saxony
Clenze
Clenze
Coordinates: 52°56′09″N 10°57′21″E / 52.93583°N 10.95583°E / 52.93583; 10.95583Coordinates: 52°56′09″N 10°57′21″E / 52.93583°N 10.95583°E / 52.93583; 10.95583
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictLüchow-Dannenberg
Municipal assoc.Lüchow (Wendland)
Subdivisions28 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorHerbert Höbermann
Area
 • Total71.77 km2 (27.71 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,276
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29459
Dialling codes05844
Vehicle registrationDAN

The Polabian name of Clenze is Klǫcka (spelled Cloontzka in older German reference material).

Up until November 1, 2006 Clenze was the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Clenze. It is now part of the Samtgemeinde Lüchow (Wendland).

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Church St. Bartholomew in Clenze