|coat of arms||Germany map|
|State :||Lower Saxony|
|Area :||165.29 km 2|
|Residents:||22,172 (Dec 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||134 inhabitants per km 2|
|License plate :||HOURS|
|Association key :||03 3 59 5403|
|Association structure:||4 municipalities|
|Association administration address
|Ute Kück (independent)|
|Location of the Harsefeld municipality in the Stade district|
The joint municipality of Harsefeld is located south of the district town of Stade and southwest of Hamburg on the Stader Geest . In the field of joint community are the places Ahlerstedt , Ahrensmoor , Ahrenswohlde , Bargstedt , Bokel , Brest , Griem Horst , Harsefeld , Hollenbeck , Issendorf , Kakerbeck , Oersdorf , Ohrensen , Ottendorf - Klethen , Reith , Ruschwedel , Wangersen , white field and Wohlerst and nature reserves Braken and Harselah , Kahles and Wildes Moor , Im Tadel , Aueniederung and side valleys , Frankenmoor and Steinbeckforst . In addition, the floodplain rises in the municipality and flows through it.
In the north-west and north, Harsefeld borders on the joint municipality of Fredenbeck , in the northeast on the joint municipality of Horneburg , in the east on the joint municipality of Apensen and in the south on the districts of Harburg and Rotenburg (Wümme) .
Joint community structure
The first joint community Harsefeld was founded in 1967 from the then independent communities Harsefeld, Ruschwedel and Issendorf and existed until July 1, 1972. Horst Cöster was the community director.
The current joint municipality Harsefeld was formed in 1972 as part of the administrative and territorial reform of Lower Saxony from the four member municipalities mentioned above.
|December 31, 1972||12,892|
|December 31, 1977||14,035|
|December 31, 1982||14,706|
|December 31, 1987||15153|
|December 31, 1992||16,456|
|December 31, 1997||17,907|
|December 31, 2002||20.186|
|December 31, 2007||20,394|
|December 31, 2012||20.093|
|December 31, 2017||21,447|
The local election on September 11, 2016 led to the following result:
|Parties and constituencies||
|CDU||Christian Democratic Union of Germany||26.74||9||32.78||11||43.35||15th||45.73||16|
|FWG||Free community of voters||31.98||11||25.65||9||22.47||8th||20.97||7th|
|SPD||Social Democratic Party of Germany||27.75||9||25.07||9||26.56||9||27.79||9|
|GREEN||Alliance 90 / The Greens||5.67||2||9.69||3||5.19||2||4.69||1|
|PDV||Party of reason||-||-||2.21||1||-||-||-||-|
|NPD||National Democratic Party of Germany||2.37||1||2.17||1||2.43||1||-||-|
|FDP||Free Democratic Party||-||-||1.00||-||-||-||-||-|
|ALFA||Alliance for progress and awakening||3.08||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Voter turnout in%||61.67||55.24||53.17|
coat of arms
The Harsefeld municipality bears the same coat of arms as the Harsefeld municipality.
Blazon : "The coat of arms of the Samtgemeinde shows in the white (silver) shield a black knight jumping to the right on a black horse with a raised sword and has three yellow (golden) roses in the blue head of the shield and two yellow (gold) roses in the base of the shield ."
Culture / sights
- Harsefeld Museum
- Harsefeld monastery park with the courtyard and church
- Ahlerstedt Church
- Bargstedt Church
- Fulling Mill Ohrensen
- Napoleonsweg ( Via Romea ) near Ottendorf with memorial stones
- Numerous prehistoric burial mounds
- Garden of stones
Economy and Infrastructure
The combined community of Harsefeld is a bit away from the national transport links. The state roads L 123 and 124 connect the municipality with the federal road 73 in Stade and Horneburg and with the federal road 71 in Zeven and Bremervörde . The next motorway connection is in Sittensen on the federal motorway 1 . In the future, the federal motorway 26 , which is still under construction, with a connection in Stade, will also be important.
The Bremerhaven – Buxtehude railway line runs through the municipality with four stops in Brest-Aspe , Bargstedt , Harsefeld and Ruschwedel. The next supra-regional train station is Buxtehude train station , which offers a connection to Hamburg .
The joint community is responsible for four elementary schools and two high schools. These include:
- Ahlerstedt primary school (responsible for the Ahlerstedt community)
- Elementary school Bargstedt (responsible for the communities of Bargstedt and Brest)
- Elementary school Rosenborn Harsefeld
- Elementary school at Feldbusch Harsefeld
- Selma-Lagerlöf- Oberschule Harsefeld
- Oberschule Schule am Auetal (responsible for the communities Ahlerstedt, Brest and Bargstedt)
The Aue-Geest-Gymnasium Harsefeld , which has existed since the school year 2006/7, and the Balthasar-Leander-School are run by the district.
- State Office for Statistics Lower Saxony, LSN-Online regional database, Table 12411: Update of the population, as of December 31, 2019 ( help ).
- LSN-Online, the largest regional statistical database in Germany. Retrieved January 14, 2019 .
- Election results for the local election of Lower Saxony 2016, Harsefeld municipal council on harsefeld.de, accessed on April 14, 2017