Hohenberge (Varel)

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City of Varel
Coordinates: 53 ° 23 ′ 31 ″  N , 8 ° 10 ′ 14 ″  E
Height : 4 m above sea level NHN
Residents : 149  (Jun. 30, 2010)
Postal code : 26316
Area code : 04451
Hohenberge (Lower Saxony)

Location of Hohenberge in Lower Saxony

Hohenberge is a district of Varel in the district of Friesland in Lower Saxony . The area has been populated since the 17th century. It is named after the hill located here, which protrudes prominently from the flat marshland . One of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the Oldenburg region has been located on the hill since the beginning of the 18th century .


The place is east of the core area of ​​Varel and lies on the federal highway 437 from Varel to Rodenkirchen .


To the north of the district is the former Hohenberge garbage dump , where the waste from the southern part of the Friesland district was disposed of from 1974 to the end of 2004. The waste mountain of the old field is around 22 meters high, that of the extension area around 24 meters, and accordingly protrudes from the flat marshland .

Individual evidence

  1. City of Varel - figures, data, facts ( Memento of the original from April 21, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , accessed May 12, 2014 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.varel.de
  2. Varel. On the history of the cemetery. at www.alemannia-judaica.de , accessed on June 14, 2014