Last modified: 2012-12-31 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: soltau-fallingbostel | heidekreis |
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county seat: Bad Fallingbostel
area: 1,873.50 qkm
divisions: 23 municipalities, incl. 16 in 3 Samtgemeinden*, 6 market towns
Flag adopted 2nd April 1979
CoA adopted 2nd April 1979
*A "Samtgemeinde" (SG*), also called "comprehensive municipality" is an amalgamation of several cities,market towns and municipalities in one administrative community in Lower Saxony
** A "Flecken" is a town (market town) with minor rights in comparison with a city.
The former Soltau-Fallingbostel County was renamed to Heidekreis on 1 August by approvement of the prime minister of Lower Saxony.
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