Hankensbüttel is a municipality in the Samtgemeinde Hankensbüttel in the district of Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 25 km south of Uelzen, and 30 km north of Gifhorn. The Municipality Hankensbüttel includes the villages of Alt Isenhagen, Emmen and Hankensbüttel,

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Coat of arms of Hankensbüttel
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Location of Hankensbüttel within Gifhorn district
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Hankensbüttel is located in Germany
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Hankensbüttel is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°44′N 10°36′E / 52.733°N 10.600°E / 52.733; 10.600Coordinates: 52°44′N 10°36′E / 52.733°N 10.600°E / 52.733; 10.600
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGifhorn
Municipal assoc.Hankensbüttel
Government
 • MayorMartin Rausch (SPD)
Area
 • Total34.82 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Elevation
82 m (269 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,531
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29386
Dialling codes05832
Vehicle registrationGF

HistoryEdit

The first documentary mentioning of Hankensbüttel was in the year 1051 by the name Honengesbuthele. The document is from Henry III. In this time the Saxon dynasty of Billung owned the region

PoliticsEdit

AdministrationEdit

Hankensbüttel is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde Hankensbüttel ("collective municipality"), which consists of the following municipalities:

  • Dedelstorf
  • Hankensbüttel
  • Obernholz
  • Sprakensehl
  • Steinhorst

Community councilEdit

The Community council consists of 15 community members and was elected on 10 September 2006:

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