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Panorama of Hamelin
Panorama of Hamelin
Coat of arms of Hameln
Coordinates 52°06′11″N 9°21′36″E / 52.10306°N 9.36°E / 52.10306; 9.36
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hameln-Pyrmont
Basic statistics
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)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HM
Postal codes 31785 – 89, 3250
Area code 05151

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.

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