|Coordinates: 52°07′0″N 11°1′0″E / 52.11667°N 11.01667°ECoordinates: 52°07′0″N 11°1′0″E / 52.11667°N 11.01667°E|
|Municipal assoc.||Obere Aller|
|• Mayor||Dieter Buchwald|
|• Total||60.75 km2 (23.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||60/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||039401, 039402, 039405|
The first documented evidence of Hötensleben goes back to 983 AD, when the abbey as a part of the city under the name Holeinaslofu or Hokinasluvu was mentioned. The history goes back to the 16th In this century, but the handwritten documents of the time may not be called reliable.
On 10 January 1016, there is clear documentary evidence of the town. Throughout history, the lords of the town and castle were often changed under ecclesiastical and secular rulers of the day.