Vordorf is a municipality in the district of Gifhorn, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is a member municipality of the Samtgemeinde Papenteich. The Municipality Vordorf includes the villages of Eickhorst, Rethen and Vordorf.

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Coat of arms of Vordorf
Coat of arms
Location of Vordorf within Gifhorn district
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Vordorf is located in Germany
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Vordorf is located in Lower Saxony
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Vordorf
Coordinates: 52°22′N 10°31′E / 52.367°N 10.517°E / 52.367; 10.517Coordinates: 52°22′N 10°31′E / 52.367°N 10.517°E / 52.367; 10.517
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGifhorn
Municipal assoc.Papenteich
Subdivisions3 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorHeinrich Hintze (CDU)
Area
 • Total19.26 km2 (7.44 sq mi)
Elevation
83 m (272 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,081
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
38533
Dialling codes05304
Vehicle registrationGF
Websitewww.vordorf.de

Municipal CouncilEdit

The council of the Municipality Vordorf consists of 15 councilmen and woman:

  • CDU 8 mandates (-1)
  • SPD 6 mandates (-)
  • FDP 1 mandate (+1)

(Status: community election 10 September 2006 with a voter participation of 59,23%)

LanguageEdit

In former times the everyday speech of Vordorf was an Eastphalian Papenteich Low Saxon dialect, whereas the speech in school and church was Standard German. Nowadays Standard German has displaced the dialect mostly.

 
Map of the Papenteich

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