Emmerthal

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Emmerthal
Coat of arms of Emmerthal
Coat of arms
Location of Emmerthal within Hameln-Pyrmont district
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Emmerthal is located in Germany
Emmerthal
Emmerthal
Emmerthal is located in Lower Saxony
Emmerthal
Emmerthal
Coordinates: 52°3′N 9°23′E / 52.050°N 9.383°E / 52.050; 9.383Coordinates: 52°3′N 9°23′E / 52.050°N 9.383°E / 52.050; 9.383
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHameln-Pyrmont
Government
 • MayorAndreas Grossmann
Area
 • Total115 km2 (44 sq mi)
Elevation
69 m (226 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,728
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
31860
Dialling codes05155, 05157, 05286, 05151
Vehicle registrationHM
Websitewww.emmerthal.de

Emmerthal is a municipality in the Hameln-Pyrmont district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Weser, approximatively 6 km south of Hameln. Its seat is in the village Kirchohsen.

In 1973, the Emmerthal was formed by merging the previously independent municipalities of Amelgatzen, Bessinghausen, Börry, Brockensen, Emmern, Esperde, Frenke, Grohnde, Hagenohsen, Hajen, Hämelschenburg, Kirchohsen, Latferde, Lüntorf, Ohr, Voremberg, Welsede.

The Grohnde Nuclear Power Plant is located in the Emmerthal.

From 1933 to 1937, a field on the nearby hill of the Bückeberg was the place where the national socialists celebrated the national thanksgiving festival.

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