Kroppenstedt is a town in the Börde district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, formerly known as Kroppenstaedt in the Kingdom of Prussia. It is situated southwest of Magdeburg and is part of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Westliche Börde.

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Coat of arms of Kroppenstedt
Coat of arms
Location of Kroppenstedt within Börde district
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Kroppenstedt is located in Germany
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Kroppenstedt is located in Saxony-Anhalt
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Coordinates: 51°56′28.68″N 11°18′30.42″E / 51.9413000°N 11.3084500°E / 51.9413000; 11.3084500Coordinates: 51°56′28.68″N 11°18′30.42″E / 51.9413000°N 11.3084500°E / 51.9413000; 11.3084500
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictBörde
Municipal assoc.Westliche Börde
Government
 • MayorJoachim Willamowski (CDU)
Area
 • Total38.65 km2 (14.92 sq mi)
Elevation
99 m (325 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,399
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
39397
Dialling codes039264
Vehicle registrationBK
Websitewww.vgem-
westlicheboerde.de

One of its most famous sons was the evangelist and philanthropist George Müller, who later moved to Bristol and founded the Ashley Down orphanage.

ReferencesEdit

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