Jameln is a municipality in the district Lüchow-Dannenberg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Jameln is part of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Elbtalaue.

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Location of Jameln within Lüchow-Dannenberg district
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Jameln is located in Germany
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Jameln is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 53°02′32″N 11°04′43″E / 53.04222°N 11.07861°E / 53.04222; 11.07861Coordinates: 53°02′32″N 11°04′43″E / 53.04222°N 11.07861°E / 53.04222; 11.07861
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictLüchow-Dannenberg
Municipal assoc.Elbtalaue
Subdivisions10 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorUdo Sperling
Area
 • Total35.84 km2 (13.84 sq mi)
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,088
 • Density30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29479
Dialling codes05864
Vehicle registrationDAN

Since the Gebietsreform [de] (municipality reform) in 1972, Jameln consists of ten villages:

  • Breese im Bruche
  • Breselenz
  • Breustian
  • Jameln
  • Langenhorst
  • Mehlfien
  • Platenlaase
  • Teichlosen
  • Volkfien
  • Wibbese
Breselenz

Additionally, there are three hamlets (Wohnplätze [de]):

  • Hoheluft
  • Jamelner Mühle
  • Krammühle

Before 1972, Hoheluft belonged to Volkfien, Jamelner Mühle to Jameln and Krammühle to Breselenz.

The main village in the municipality is Jameln, with around 450 inhabitants.

Mathematician Bernhard Riemann (1826–1866) was born in Breselenz.

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