Harsum is a village and a municipality in the district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km north of Hildesheim, and 25 km southeast of Hanover.

Harsum
Coat of arms of Harsum
Coat of arms
Location of Harsum within Hildesheim district
Hildesheim (district)Lower SaxonyHolzminden (district)Northeim (district)Goslar (district)Wolfenbüttel (district)SalzgitterHamelin-PyrmontHanover (district)Peine (district)LandwehrWinzenburgEverodeFredenLamspringeCoppengraveHarbarnsenSehlemSehlemNeuhofWoltershausenAdenstedtBockenemAlfeldDuingenSarstedtAlgermissenHarsumGiesenNordstemmenHildesheimElzeBethelnGronauGronauEimeDiekholzenDespetalDiekholzenSchellertenSchellertenSöhldeBad SalzdetfurthHolleWeenzenMarienhagenHoyershausenBantelnRhedenBrüggenEberholzenSibbesseWestfeldAlmstedtHarsum in HI.svg
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Harsum is located in Germany
Harsum
Harsum
Harsum is located in Lower Saxony
Harsum
Harsum
Coordinates: 52°12′N 9°57′E / 52.200°N 9.950°E / 52.200; 9.950Coordinates: 52°12′N 9°57′E / 52.200°N 9.950°E / 52.200; 9.950
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHildesheim
Government
 • MayorGundolf Kemnah (CDU)
Area
 • Total49.93 km2 (19.28 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,359
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
31177
Dialling codes05127
Vehicle registrationHI
Websitewww.harsum.de
Harsum view from north with St. Cäcilia

PersonalitiesEdit

  • Johannes Nordhoff (1870-1950), Chairman of the Employers' Association of German Insurance Companies
  • Joop Bergsma (1928-2011), Roman Catholic clergyman and theologian

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