Suderburg

Suderburg is a municipality in the district of Uelzen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 11 km southwest of Uelzen.

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Coat of arms of Suderburg
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Location of Suderburg within Uelzen district
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Suderburg is located in Germany
Suderburg
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Suderburg is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°54′2.581″N 10°26′20.72″E / 52.90071694°N 10.4390889°E / 52.90071694; 10.4390889Coordinates: 52°54′2.581″N 10°26′20.72″E / 52.90071694°N 10.4390889°E / 52.90071694; 10.4390889
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictUelzen
Municipal assoc.Suderburg
Subdivisions7
Government
 • MayorChristel Beplate-Haarstrich (CDU)
Area
 • Total129.48 km2 (49.99 sq mi)
Elevation
57 m (187 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,588
 • Density35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
29556
Dialling codes05826
Vehicle registrationUE
Websitewww.suderburg.de

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

Municipal divisionsEdit

The parish of Suderburg consists of Suderburg itself and the following villages that had been independent until the municipal reform in 1972: Bahnsen, Böddenstedt, Hamerstorf, Hösseringen, Holxen and Räber.

HistoryEdit

The first known written instance of the name was as Sutherburg in 1004.

In 1847, the railway line CelleUelzenLüneburgHarburgWilhelmsburg was opened, and Suderburg railway station was opened in 1850 and extended in 1859.

In 1957, the villages Graulingen, Oldendorf I and Suderburg were merged into Suderburg.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Sophus Schmidt (1792–1841), Hanoveran liberation fighter, bailiff in Bleckede and landowner in Suderburg
  • Heinrich Christoph Wilhelm Hillmer (1831–1916), building master
  • Karl Hillmer (1869–1944), director of the Wiesenbauschule
  • Carsten Kadach (born 1964), former FIFA assistant

SourcesEdit

The text includes a translation of part of the German Wikipedia article.

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