Hessisch Oldendorf
Hessisch Oldendorf is a town 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, approx. 10 km northwest 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 ....

. The adjective "Hessisch" is used since 1905, to distinguish it from other towns named Oldendorf
Oldendorf can refer to several places in Germany:*in Lower Saxony:**Oldendorf , a village in the district of Celle, part of the municipality Hermannsburg**Oldendorf, Stade, a municipality and a Samtgemeinde in the district of Stade...

. Hessisch Oldendorf was part of Hessen-Kassel from 1640 until 1932.
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