coat of arms map
Wappen Gemeinde Hesel Deutschlandkarte, Position von Hesel hervorgehoben
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Lower Saxony
district: Empty
integrated municipality: Hesel
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 53° 18 ′ N, 7° 36 ′ O
53° 18 ′ N, 7° 36 ′ O
height: 3 m and. NN
surface: 44.02 km ²
inhabitants: 4.132 (30. June 2005)
Population density: 93 inhabitants for each km ²
postal zip code: 26835
preselection: 0 49 50
Kfz characteristics: LER
municipality key: 03 4 57 010
of the city administration:
Rathausstr. 14
26835 Hesel
official Website: www.hesel.de
E-Mail address:
mayor: Heiko Mueller (CDU)

Hesel is belonged a municipality in the district empty in Lower Saxony and to the integrated municipality Hesel, whose administrative seat is it.

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municipality arrangement

the municipality takes a majority of the surface of the integrated municipality Hesel, not least, since several small places became after Hesel in in common December. Thus the for example following villages belong to the municipality Hesel:

  • Stikelkamp
  • Heseler horn
  • new moorland


Hesel is a very old locality. The oldest certification of human culture, which was found ever in East Frisia, originates from Hesel. It is a prähistorische fire place, which is about 10,000 years old. Also many further traces of before-historical time were in Hesel. With the building of a Aldi market traces of a cult place or an astronomical plant at the age were discovered last by approximately 3,000 years.

Around the year 900 Hesel the first time in the registers of the monastery is mentioned.

for religions

Hesel is appropriate in the traditionally lutherischen area for Protestant coined/shaped East Frisia. Beside the Evangelical-Lutheran church municipality, which belongs to the regional church Hanover, there is an independent Evangelical-Lutheran church municipality (SELK) since recent time also, the cross municipality Hesel Bagband.


local council

due to the local council choice of 9. September 2001 builds itself up as follows the local council:


Heiko Mueller (CDU)

sport in Hesel

the sport school East Frisia


settled culture and objects of interest [work on]. In addition there are sport and swimming associations.


in Hesel gives it a primary school as well as a main and a six-form high school. Besides there is a school for learning assistance. Further a branch office of the people's highschool in empty exists in Hesel.

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