Bendestorf

Bendestorf is a municipality in Lower Saxony in Germany. It is situated ca. 30 km south of Hamburg and belongs to the Landkreis (district) Harburg and the Samtgemeinde of Jesteburg.

Bendestorf

Coat of arms
Location of Bendestorf within Harburg district
Bendestorf
Bendestorf
Coordinates: 53°20′N 9°57′E
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHarburg
Municipal assoc.Jesteburg
Government
  MayorBernd Wegener
Area
  Total3.88 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Elevation
36 m (118 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total2,396
  Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
21227
Dialling codes04183
Vehicle registrationWL

The first mentioning of Bendestorf dates back to the year 970. The current population ist approximately 2000. In the post-war era Bendestorf was well known for its film-studios where movies starring Hildegard Knef (a.k.a. Hildegard Neff) and other famous German actors were produced.

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