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Algermissen

Algermissen
St. Matthäus Catholic Church
St. Matthäus Catholic Church
Coat of arms of Algermissen
Coat of arms
Algermissen   is located in Germany
Algermissen
Algermissen
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hildesheim
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Moegerle (CDU)
Area
 • Total 35.62 km2 (13.75 sq mi)
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,798
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31191
Dialling codes 05126
Vehicle registration HI
Website www.algermissen.de

Algermissen is a village and a municipality in the district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km north of Hildesheim, and 20 km southeast of Hanover. The name of the town originates from a prominent German family who lived in the area until the Revolutions of 1848—the Algermissens were of the revolutionary party and were driven from Germany when the revolution was suppressed. Part of the family relocated to Missouri, in the United States, but the town continued to bear their name.[2]

Notable residents

The German actress Diane Kruger was born in Algermissen.

Notes

  1. ^ Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2013 (Tabelle K1020014)
  2. ^ Stevens, Walter Barlow. Centennial History of Missouri (The Center State) -- One Hundred Years in the Union 1820-1921, SJ Clark Publishing Company, 1921. Page 857.

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