Velpke is a municipality in the district of Helmstedt, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km north of Helmstedt, and 10 km east of Wolfsburg. The Municipality Velpke includes the villages of Büstedt, Meinkot, Velpke and Wahrstedt. Velpke is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Velpke.

Velpke
The Lutheran church in Velpke
The Lutheran church in Velpke
Coat of arms of Velpke
Coat of arms
Location of Velpke within Helmstedt district
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Velpke is located in Germany
Velpke
Velpke
Velpke is located in Lower Saxony
Velpke
Velpke
Coordinates: 52°24′N 10°56′E / 52.400°N 10.933°E / 52.400; 10.933Coordinates: 52°24′N 10°56′E / 52.400°N 10.933°E / 52.400; 10.933
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHelmstedt
Municipal assoc.Velpke
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorMark Kreutzberg
Area
 • Total19.70 km2 (7.61 sq mi)
Elevation
77 m (253 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,803
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
38458
Dialling codes05364
Vehicle registrationHE
Websitewww.velpke.de

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