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Coordinates: 53°36′N, 9°29′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Stade

Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Stade
Population 45,928 (2005)
Area 110.03 km²
Population density 417 /km²
Elevation 9 m
Coordinates 53°36′ N 9°29′ E
Postal code 21680-21684
Area code 04141, 04146
Licence plate code STD
Mayor Andreas Rieckhof (SPD)
Website stade.de
View of the old hanse-harbor of Stade in 1987.

Stade is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany and part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region (Metropolregion Hamburg). It is the seat of the district named after it. It was founded in 994. As of 2001, its population was 45,152. It includes the bigger villages of Bützfleth, Hagen and Haddorf, which have sub-villages theirselves. Image File history File links Wappen_Stadt_Stade. ... Image File history File links Stade-pt. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... Germany is a Federal Republic made up of 16 States, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... With an area of 47,618 km and nearly eight million inhabitants, Lower Saxony (German Niedersachsen) lies in north-western Germany and is second in area and fourth in population among the countrys sixteen Bundesl nder (federal states). ... There are 439 German districts (Kreise), administrative units in Germany. ... Stade is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The or meter (see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... See Cartesian coordinate system or Coordinates (elementary mathematics) for a more elementary introduction to this topic. ... German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, Postleitzahl (plural Postleitzahlen, abbreviated to PLZ), consist of five digits, which indicate the wider area (first two digits), and the postal district (last three digits). ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... German car number plates (Kfz-Kennzeichen) show the place where the car carrying them is registered. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... SPD redirects here. ... A Web site (or colloquially, Website) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP... Download high resolution version (900x733, 82 KB)Large version, by [email protected] ... Download high resolution version (900x733, 82 KB)Large version, by [email protected] ... The foundations of the Hanseatic League (German: Hanse), an alliance of trading cities that for a time in the later Middle Ages and the Early Modern period maintained a trade monopoly over most of Northern Europe and the Baltic, can be seen as early as the 12th century, with the... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... With an area of 47,618 km and nearly eight million inhabitants, Lower Saxony (German Niedersachsen) lies in north-western Germany and is second in area and fourth in population among the countrys sixteen Bundesl nder (federal states). ... Metropolregion Hamburg (Hamburg Metropolitan Region) External links Metropolregion Hamburg - The official homepage ... Stade is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Events Otto III reaches his majority and begins to rule Germany in his own right. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Bützfleth is a village with 5000 inhabitants in the north of the city Stade in Lower Saxony. ... Hagen is the 37th largest city in Germany, located in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ...


The first human settlers came to the Stade area in 30,000 BC (= Before Christ). In 1209, Stade received the "Stadtrecht" (Town privileges). In medieval times (from the 1200s to the late 1600s), Stade was a prominent member of the Hanseatic League, but was later eclipsed by Hamburg. Stade was also a part of the Swedish province of Bremen-Verden-Wildeshausen Sweden from 1645 to 1712, and some of the buildings built by the Swedes are still in use today. During the Swedish times Stade was the capitol of the province. Town privileges was an important feature of European towns during most of the 2nd millenium. ... Carta marina of the Baltic Sea region (1539). ... Location Coordinates Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country NUTS Region DE6 First Mayor Ole von Beust (CDU) Governing party CDU Votes in Bundesrat 3 (from 69) Basic statistics Area  755 km² (292 sq mi) Population 1,754,317 (11/2006)[1]  - Density 2,324 /km² (6,018...


In 1355 and in 1712, Stade suffered from the plague epidemic, which killed at least 30-40% of the city's population. On May 26, 1659 a huge and massive fire has destroyed 60% of the city. During World War II, Stade remained completely untouched by allied bombings. It has been suggested that Plague doctor be merged into this article or section. ...


In past decades, Stade has benefited greatly from the presence of chemical and aerospace industry at the Elbe River, such as Dow Chemical and Deutsche Airbus. There is also a nuclear power plant at the Elbe River, which was connected to the power grid in 1972, making it Germany's second oldest reactor. Following Germany's 2002 decision to phase out nuclear power generation, Stade was the first German plant to be affected, closing down permanently on November 14, 2003. The process of dismantling the facility is supposed to be completed by 2015. Close to the nuclear plant there is an inactive oil-fired power station, the Schilling Power Station. This article is about a river in Central Europe. ... The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is a multinational corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan, USA. In terms of market capitalization, it is the second-largest chemical company in the world, smaller than only DuPont. ... Airbus S.A.S. is a commercial aircraft manufacturer based in Toulouse, France. ... A nuclear power station. ... The Elbe River (Czech Labe, Sorbian/Lusatian Łobjo, Polish Łaba, German Elbe) is one of the major waterways of central Europe. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2015 (MMXV) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Schilling Power Station was an oil-fired power station in the proximity of the nuclear power station at Stade. ...


Near Stade there are the gigantic pylons of Elbe Crossing 1 and Elbe Crossing 2. The pylons of Elbe Crossing 2 are the tallest in Europe and the sixth-tallest in the world. The northern carrying pylons of Elbe Crossing 2 (foreground) and 1 (background) Elbe Crossing 1 is a group of masts providing an overhead crossing of 220kV three phase AC current line across the River Elbe. ... The two main pylons of Elbe Crossing 2 Elbe Crossing 2 is a group of pylons providing overhead lines for four 380kV three phase AC current circuits across the River Elbe. ...


In 2007, a metropolitan rail line (S-Bahn) will be extended from Hamburg to Stade. Trains departing Stade every 20 minutes will reach central Hamburg in less than an hour. The new transit connection can be expected to increase the city's attractiveness for commuters as well as businesses. S-Bahn refers to suburban metro railways in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. ...


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Stade is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany, and is the seat of the district named after it.
Stade was also occupied by Sweden from 1645 to 1712, and some of the buildings built by the Swedes are still in use today.
In 1355 and in 1712, Stade suffered from the plague epidemic, which killed at least 30-40% of the city's population.
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