|Lord Mayor||Susanne Lippmann (Ind.)|
|Area||102.30 km2 (39.50 sq mi)|
|Elevation||68 m (223 ft)|
|Population||58,696 (30 December 2006)|
|- Density||574 /km2 (1,486 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Postal codes||31785 – 89, 3250|
Hameln (English name sometimes Hamelin) is a city in Germany. In 2005, about 58.000 peolple 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.
Images for kids
Watershed of the river Weser.
The Pied Piper leads the children out of Hamelin. Illustration by Kate Greenaway.
Hameln Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.