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Coat of arms of the municipality of Hemsbünde
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Coordinates: 53 ° 6 '  N , 9 ° 28'  E

Basic data
State : Lower Saxony
County : Rotenburg (Wümme)
Joint municipality : Bothel
Height : 28 m above sea level NHN
Area : 22.32 km 2
Residents: 1142 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 51 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 27386
Primaries : 04266, 04260, 04261
License plate : ROW, BRV
Community key : 03 3 57 024
Community structure: 5 districts
Address of the
municipal administration:
Dorfstrasse 28
27386 Hemsbünde
Website : www.bothel.de
Mayor : Manfred Struck ( SPD )
Location of the municipality of Hemsbünde in the Rotenburg (Wümme) district
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Hemsbünde is a member municipality of the combined municipality of Bothel in the Rotenburg (Wümme) district in Lower Saxony .


Community structure

The districts of Hassel, Hastedt and Worth belong to the community. Together with the core town of Hemsbünde, these villages are often referred to as water villages . This term is derived from the multiple floods of the Rodau and Wiedau .

Neighboring communities


From 1906 to 1958 Hemsbünde owned a train station on the Bremervörde – Walsrode railway line in the section between Rotenburg (Wümme) and Visselhövede. Since 1971 the community of Hemsbünde has belonged to the then newly founded joint community of Bothel.


On March 1, 1974, the communities Hassel and Hastedt were incorporated into Hemsbünde .


Municipal council

The council of the municipality of Hemsbünde consists of eleven council women and councilors. This is the specified number for the member municipality of an integrated municipality with a population between 1001 and 2000 inhabitants. The council members are elected for a five-year term by local elections. The current term of office began on November 1, 2016 and ends on October 31, 2021.

The last local election on September 11, 2016 resulted in the following:

Political party Proportional votes Number of seats
SPD 40.95% 5
CDU 39.69% 4th
WG Wasserdörfer Hemsbünde 19.35% 2

The turnout in the 2016 local elections was 67.92%, above the Lower Saxony average of 55.5%.


The council elected the council member Manfred Struck (SPD) as honorary mayor for the current electoral term.

coat of arms

Blazon : In gold field four blue wave beams a black and white plied and red thoughtful gable of Lower Saxony house accompanied by four red bow placed in urns .


The community is home to two large wood processing companies. While agriculture has lost more and more of its importance in recent years, tourism has now also gained a slight importance for Hemsbünde. An industrial park has developed on the main road.

Internet connection

There is no comprehensive high-speed connection to a fiber optic network. As an alternative to an Internet connection via the landline connection, only the connection via radio (LTE) is to be mentioned. (As of November 2016)

Individual evidence

  1. State Office for Statistics Lower Saxony, LSN-Online regional database, Table 12411: Update of the population, as of December 31, 2019  ( help ).
  2. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 245 .
  3. ^ Lower Saxony Municipal Constitutional Law (NKomVG) in the version of December 17, 2010; Section 46 - Number of MPs , accessed on February 28, 2017.
  4. a b Municipality of Hemsbünde - overall results of the 2016 municipal council election , accessed on February 28, 2017.
  5. The CDU gets the most votes nationwide. September 12, 2016. Retrieved February 28, 2017 .
  6. Hemsbünde Municipality - Municipal Council , accessed on February 28, 2017.

Web links

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