Luhden is a municipality in the district of Schaumburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Luhden
Location of Luhden within Schaumburg district
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Luhden is located in Germany
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Luhden is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°13′31″N 9°5′32″E / 52.22528°N 9.09222°E / 52.22528; 9.09222Coordinates: 52°13′31″N 9°5′32″E / 52.22528°N 9.09222°E / 52.22528; 9.09222
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictSchaumburg
Municipal assoc.Eilsen
Government
 • MayorRüdiger Schmidt (CDU)
Area
 • Total4.35 km2 (1.68 sq mi)
Elevation
91 m (299 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,134
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
31711
Dialling codes05722
Vehicle registrationSHG
Websitewww.luhden.com

The first attested reference to Luhden (appearing as Ludhen) is in the records of Obernkirchen Abbey dated 1281.[2]

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