Wiefelstede

Wiefelstede (Low German: Wiefelstä) is a municipality in the Ammerland district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 15 km northwest of Oldenburg.

Wiefelstede
Saint Johannes Church
Saint Johannes Church
Coat of arms of Wiefelstede
Coat of arms
Location of Wiefelstede within Ammerland district
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Wiefelstede is located in Germany
Wiefelstede
Wiefelstede
Wiefelstede is located in Lower Saxony
Wiefelstede
Wiefelstede
Coordinates: 53°15′29″N 8°7′2″E / 53.25806°N 8.11722°E / 53.25806; 8.11722Coordinates: 53°15′29″N 8°7′2″E / 53.25806°N 8.11722°E / 53.25806; 8.11722
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAmmerland
Subdivisions20 districts
Government
 • MayorJörg Pieper (Ind.)
Area
 • Total106.01 km2 (40.93 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total16,162
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
26215
Dialling codes04402
Vehicle registrationWST
Websitewww.wiefelstede.de

It is home to Brötje Automation GmbH, an automated aircraft assembly manufacturer.

The St. Johannes Evangelical Lutheran church located in Wiefelstede is the oldest stone church in the Ammerland Region. The church opened in 1057.

Sons and daughtersEdit

  • Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976), German lutheran theolgian and professor of the New Testament at the University of Marburg

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