Hesel is a municipality in Leer district. It is situated approximately 12 km (7.5 mi) northeast of Leer, and 25 km (16 mi) east of Emden.

Hesel
Coat of arms of Hesel
Coat of arms
Location of Hesel within Leer district
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Hesel is located in Germany
Hesel
Hesel
Hesel is located in Lower Saxony
Hesel
Hesel
Coordinates: 53°18′N 7°36′E / 53.300°N 7.600°E / 53.300; 7.600Coordinates: 53°18′N 7°36′E / 53.300°N 7.600°E / 53.300; 7.600
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictLeer
Municipal assoc.Hesel
Government
 • MayorHeiko Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total44.02 km2 (17.00 sq mi)
Elevation
12-17 m (−44 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,596
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
26835
Dialling codes0 49 50
Vehicle registrationLER
Websitewww.hesel.de

Hesel is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Hesel.

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