Hamelin

town in Lower Saxony, Germany
(Redirected from Hameln)

Hameln (English name sometimes Hamelin) is a city in Germany. In 2005, about 58,000 people lived there. A very well-known story from there is called The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Der Rattenfänger von Hameln). The story dates from the Middle Ages.

Hamelin

Hameln
Panorama of Hamelin
Panorama of Hamelin
Coat of arms of Hamelin
Coat of arms
Location of Hamelin within Hamelin-Pyrmont district
Hameln in HM.svg
Hamelin is located in Germany
Hamelin
Hamelin
Hamelin is located in Lower Saxony
Hamelin
Hamelin
Coordinates: 52°6′N 9°22′E / 52.100°N 9.367°E / 52.100; 9.367Coordinates: 52°6′N 9°22′E / 52.100°N 9.367°E / 52.100; 9.367
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHamelin-Pyrmont
Government
 • Lord mayorClaudio Griese (CDU)
Area
 • Total102.30 km2 (39.50 sq mi)
Elevation
68 m (223 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total56,529
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
31785–89, 3250
Dialling codes05151
Vehicle registrationHM
Websitewww.hameln.de

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  Media related to Hamelin at Wikimedia Commons