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Ahlum is a town in the tube mountain in the Altmark Salzwedel in Saxony- Anhalt, Germany.

  • 4.1 Structures
  • 4.2 Natural Monuments


Ahlum located south of Salzwedel in a lowland area at the Hartau, a tributary of the Jeetze. On the western edge is the Ahlumer lake, which serves as a recreational area. 2012 had Ahlum 222 inhabitants.


Ahlum was founded in 1112 first mentioned. On 31 December 2007 there were 494 inhabitants in the municipality Ahlum, which included the districts Nieps and Stöckheim. The community was 16.38 km ².

Through a field amendment agreement, the municipal councils of the municipalities Ahlum decided ( 6 May 2008 ), Bierstedt ( 14 May 2008 ) and pipe Berg ( 23 April 2008 ) that their communities are dissolved and merged into a new community named pipe Mountain. This agreement was approved by the county as a lower municipal supervisory authority and entered into force on 1 January 2009.



The last mayor of the municipality was Uwe Mania.

Coat of arms

Blazon: "Divided in green over silver with lace in confused colors; leading positions in our top of each an upright silver oak branch with 3 leaves and 2 pedicled growing fruit; in the lower part of the tip, a silver megalithic grave, surmounted by a silver chain. "

Culture and sights

In Ahlum Nordwestaltmärkisch is still spoken.

In Stöckheim and Lüdelser forestry are megalithic tombs from the Neolithic period.


  • Built of field stone, Romanesque village churches in the core are in Ahlum and Stöckheim.
  • The former water mill near the Ahlumer lake is part of the Altmark mill path.
  • Surrounded by Ahlum is a remarkable war memorial, which was built from boulders in the style of a megalithic tomb.

Natural Monuments

The Hartauniederung between Lüdelsen and Ahlum is a partially protected habitat (FFH) with alder and ash forests and Weichholzauenwäldern on unwooded sites influenced by soil moisture flood lawn with Flutendem Buttercup ( Ranunculion fluitantis ). Protected species are brook lamprey ( Lampetra planeri ) and bitter (Rhodeus sericeus ).


Ahlum is located on the main road 248


The former water mill

The Ahlumer lake