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community Sülzetal
Altenweddingen coat of arms
Coordinates: 51 ° 59 ′ 57 ″  N , 11 ° 31 ′ 42 ″  E
Height : 85 m above sea level NN
Area : 26.07 km²
Residents : 2160  (December 31, 2015)
Population density : 83 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : April 1, 2001
Postal code : 39171
Area code : 039205
Evangelical Church of St. Martinus in Altenweddingen
Altenweddingen primary school

Altenweddingen is part of the Sülzetal community in the Börde district in Saxony-Anhalt .


Altenweddingen with an area of ​​2607  hectares is located in the tourist region of the Magdeburg Börde, around 10 km south of Magdeburg . The federal highway 246a runs through the village .


Altenweddingen was first mentioned in a document dated January 29, 946, in which King Otto I donated various goods to the Mauritius monastery in Magdeburg. a. also in Aldun Uuattingi the whole village with all accessories. The first lignite in Prussia was mined in Altenweddingen in 1768 . Due to the amalgamation of several communities to form the new unitary community Sülzetal , Altenweddingen lost its political independence on April 1, 2001.


coat of arms

The coat of arms was awarded on March 22, 1938 by the Upper President of the Province of Saxony. The design comes from W. Kluge and is deposited in the state archive of Saxony-Anhalt .

Blazon : "In blue a golden apple tree with three red apples."

The apple tree is a symbol of life, its three fruits at the same time symbols of the three realms through which it exists. Last but not least, the municipality of Altenweddingen is a gardener and tree nursery village. The colors blue and gold, which embody the corrugated sky and the wheat field, were previously considered the colors of the village.

The coat of arms was designed by the graphic artist Willy Kluge , who lives in Osterweddingen .



Altenweddingen was on the Schönebeck – Blumenberg railway line . This is shut down.

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