Tarmstedt

Tarmstedt is a municipality in the district of Rotenburg in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 25 km northwest of Rotenburg, and 25 km northeast of Bremen.

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Coat of arms of Tarmstedt
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Location of Tarmstedt within Rotenburg (Wümme) district
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Tarmstedt is located in Germany
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Tarmstedt is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 53°13′N 9°4′E / 53.217°N 9.067°E / 53.217; 9.067Coordinates: 53°13′N 9°4′E / 53.217°N 9.067°E / 53.217; 9.067
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictRotenburg (Wümme)
Municipal assoc.Tarmstedt
Government
 • MayorWolf Vogel (SPD)
Area
 • Total26.54 km2 (10.25 sq mi)
Elevation
28 m (92 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,835
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
27412
Dialling codes04283
Vehicle registrationROW
Websitewww.tarmstedt.de

HistoryEdit

Tarmstedt belonged to the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen, established in 1180. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish Crown — interrupted by a Danish occupation (1712–1715) — and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1807 the ephemeral Kingdom of Westphalia annexed the Duchy, before France annexed it in 1810. In 1813 the Duchy was restored to the Electorate of Hanover, which — after its upgrade to the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814 — incorporated the Duchy in a real union and the Ducal territory, including Tarmstedt, became part of the new Stade Region, established in 1823.

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

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