Klötze is a town in the Altmarkkreis Salzwedel (district), in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km northwest of Gardelegen, and 35 km northeast of Wolfsburg. It was mentioned first in 1144 with the name Cloetze, which means a wooden block. Since the year 2010 the town is a commune with more than 12 parts.

Klötze
Coat of arms of Klötze
Coat of arms
Location of Klötze within Altmarkkreis Salzwedel district
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Klötze is located in Germany
Klötze
Klötze
Klötze is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Klötze
Klötze
Coordinates: 52°37′35″N 11°09′42″E / 52.62629°N 11.1616°E / 52.62629; 11.1616Coordinates: 52°37′35″N 11°09′42″E / 52.62629°N 11.1616°E / 52.62629; 11.1616
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictAltmarkkreis Salzwedel
Government
 • MayorUwe Bartels
Area
 • Total278.29 km2 (107.45 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,077
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
38486, 39638 (Schwiesau)
Dialling codes03909, 039005 (Kusey, Wenze), 039008 (Dönitz, Jahrstedt, Kunrau, Neuferchau, Steimke), 039085 (Schwiesau)
Vehicle registrationSAW, GA, KLZ
Websitewww.stadt-kloetze.de
The Catholic Church

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2018" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).