Hassel, Saxony-Anhalt

Hassel is a municipality in the district of Stendal in Saxony -Anhalt ( Germany ). It belongs to the municipality Arneburg - Goldbeck.


The community is located approximately seven miles north-east of Stendal, west of the Elbe. At Hassel include the districts wiper, Chausseehaus and Sanne.


The place name is derived from Hassel hazel, which refers to the hazelnut. Hassel 1208 is first mentioned. For the 800 - year celebration in 2008 Hassel got a own coat of arms.

Through a field amendment agreement, the municipal councils of the municipalities have Hassel ( 29 January 2009 ) and Sanne ( 27 January 2009 ) decided that their communities are dissolved and merged into a new community with the name Hassel. This agreement was approved by the county as a lower municipal supervisory authority and entered into force on 1 July 2009.


In the local elections on 14 June 2004, the following result returned:

  • Four independent candidates together with 52%
  • CDU: 39.4%
  • NFW: 8.8%

Coat of arms

The coat of arms, which was approved on 26 June 2007 by the county, designed the Magdeburg Kommunalheraldiker Jörg Mantzsch.

Blazon: " Angular links divided silver blue and covered with diagonally left, eight times rotsilbern split bar above a leafy green hazel branch with flowers and nuts, down four silver wavy lines. "

The main town of Hassel ( both must be shown to him symbolically, for example to distinguish the hops) in the coat of arms by the hazel branch with characteristic flowers and fruits represented.

From the hamlet of Chausseehaus Hassel is known that in 1857 there was a turnpike. It was a highway money lifting point for users of the road to Arneburg. From this fact the district is represented in the coat of arms by the red and silver bars.

The district wiper was first mentioned as a settlement in 1345 in a document. Mid-15th century the place was deserted and was extinguished in 1506. In the 19th century there was a new settlement. A major industry was the sand pit with gravel plant, resulting in a lake was formed. This is used extensively for recreation. Wiper is therefore symbolized by the tincture blue ( water) with silver wavy lines.


The flag is red and white (1:1) striped ( horizontal format: strip horizontally extending, longitudinal shape: strip running vertically ) and centrally occupied with the municipal coat of arms.


Hassel is due to several rail lines and is a Awanst. Hassel is on the railway line Stendal Niedergörne and the railroad Hassel- Neuermark - Luebars.