Vechelde is a municipality in the district of Peine, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km southeast of Peine, and 10 km west of Braunschweig.

Vechelde
Town hall Vechelde
Town hall Vechelde
Coat of arms of Vechelde
Coat of arms
Location of Vechelde within Peine district
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Vechelde is located in Germany
Vechelde
Vechelde
Vechelde is located in Lower Saxony
Vechelde
Vechelde
Coordinates: 52°15.65′N 10°22.32′E / 52.26083°N 10.37200°E / 52.26083; 10.37200Coordinates: 52°15.65′N 10°22.32′E / 52.26083°N 10.37200°E / 52.26083; 10.37200
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictPeine
Subdivisions17 districts
Government
 • MayorRalf Werner (SPD)
Area
 • Total75.89 km2 (29.30 sq mi)
Elevation
74 m (243 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total17,247
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
38159
Dialling codes05302
Vehicle registrationPE
Websitewww.vechelde.de

Municipal subdivisionsEdit

  • Alvesse
  • Bettmar
  • Bodenstedt
  • Denstorf
  • Fürstenau
  • Groß Gleidingen
  • Klein Gleidingen
  • Köchingen
  • Liedingen
  • Sierße
  • Sonnenberg
  • Vallstedt
  • Vechelade
  • Vechelde
  • Wahle
  • Wedtlenstedt
  • Wierthe

Twinned citiesEdit

Vechelde is twinned with:

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