Emmerthal is a municipality in the Hamelin-Pyrmont
Hamelin-Pyrmont is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is bounded by the districts of Schaumburg, Hanover, Hildesheim and Holzminden, and by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia .-History:...

 district, in Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony is a German state situated in north-western Germany and is second in area and fourth in population among the sixteen states of Germany...

, Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. It is situated on the river Weser, approximatively 6 km south of Hamelin
Hamelin is a town on the river Weser in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Hamelin-Pyrmont and has a population of 58,696 ....

. Its seat is in the village Kirchohsen.

On a field on the nearby hill of the Bückeberg
Bückeberg (Hagenohsen)
The Bückeberg is a hill that lies south of Hamelin on the eastern perimeter of the Weser village of Hagenohsen which is on the right-hand, eastern bank of the River Weser in central Germany....

 the Nazis used to hold their Reichs harvest festival.
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