Elze facts for kids

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Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hildesheim
Mayor F. Albes
Basic statistics
Area 47.71 km2 (18.42 sq mi)
Elevation 79 m  (259 ft)
Population 9,519  (31 December 2004)
 - Density 200 /km2 (517 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HI
Postal code 31008
Area code 05068
Website www.elze.de
Elze Rathaus
The town hall.

Elze is a town in district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is next to the river Leine, approximately 15 km (9.3 miles) west of Hildesheim. Elze is also one oldest city in the area, and its name comes from Latin : aula caesaris

Notable people

  • Philipp Furtwängler, a math expert.
  • Władysław Kozakiewicz, a pole jumper.
  • Johann Heinrich Louis Krüger, a math expert.

Twin Town

  • France Écouché, France since 1972

Images for kids

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