Joint municipality of Velpke

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Coat of arms of the municipality of Velpke
Joint municipality of Velpke
Map of Germany, position of the Samtgemeinde Velpke highlighted

Coordinates: 52 ° 24 '  N , 10 ° 56'  E

Basic data
State : Lower Saxony
County : Helmstedt
Area : 120.43 km 2
Residents: 12,795 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 106 inhabitants per km 2
License plate : HE
Association key : 03 1 54 5404
Association structure: 5 municipalities
Association administration address
Grafhorster Strasse 6
38458 Velpke
Website :
Mayor of the municipality : Rüdiger Fricke (independent)
Location of the Velpke community in the Helmstedt district
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In the joint municipality of Velpke from the Lower Saxony district of Helmstedt , five municipalities have come together to handle their administrative business.

Member municipalities

Grafhorst Bahrdorf Danndorf Groß Twülpstedt Velpke


Joint council

Joint municipal council election 2016
Turnout: 60.74%
Gains and losses
compared to 2011
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Current distribution of seats in the joint municipal council
A total of 30 seats

The Samtgemeinderat is the municipal representative of the Samtgemeinde Velpke. Every five years, citizens decide on the allocation of the 30 seats in a general, direct, free, equal and secret ballot.

Joint mayor of the municipality

The previous First Samtgemeinderat Rüdiger Fricke (independent) received an absolute majority in the mayoral election on September 11, 2016 with 76.2 percent of the votes.

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. Results of the 2016 Samtgemeinderat election, Samtgemeinde Velpke , accessed on January 29, 2017