Coat of arms

Coordinates: 52°29′36″N 09°51′31″E / 52.49333°N 9.85861°E / 52.49333; 9.85861Coordinates: 52°29′36″N 09°51′31″E / 52.49333°N 9.85861°E / 52.49333; 9.85861
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hanover
  Mayor Axel Düker
  Total 151.96 km2 (58.67 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 20,654
  Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 30938
Dialling codes 05139,
05135 (Fuhrberg)
Vehicle registration H
Website www.burgwedel.de

Burgwedel is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 15 km northeast of Hanover.

Politics and Administration

Burgwedel consists of the following boroughs:


Roman Catholic Church

The members of the Roman Catholic St. Paul's parish community Burgwedel builds the second largest religious community of the town. St. Paul's belongs to the diocese of Hildesheim, which is part of the ecclesiastical province of Hamburg.


Sons and daughters of the city

Carl Graf von Alten

Personalities living or living on the ground

Social Affairs

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