Ronnenberg is a city in the region of Hannover, Lower Saxony, which belongs to the Calenberger country.

  • 3.1 Mayor
  • 3.2 partnerships
  • 4.1 traffic
  • 4.2 Education
  • 4.3 Other Facilities
  • 5.1 Religion
  • 5.2 associations


The city Ronnenberg located in the southwest of the region, bordering the city of Hanover, Hemmingen, Jump, Wennigsen ( Deister) and Gehrden ( clockwise starting in the north- east).

The city is divided into the districts Ronnenberg Benthe, Empelde, Ihme - Roloven, Linderte, Ronnenberg, Vörie and Weetzen.


The St. Michael's Church was built in the 12th century, on its outer wall, the portal of the former St. Boniface Chapel with Merovingian and Lombard style elements was installed that already existed in 1078.

In 1466 was Ronnenberg seat of the highest court in the land Calenberger country.

In 1929, the family crest of the ministerial family " to Ronnenberg " was determined the official emblem of Ronnenberg.

By fusion with the surrounding communities Benthe, Empelde, Linderte, Vörie and Weetzen was established in 1969, the new church Ronnenberg. On March 1, 1974 Ihme - Roloven was incorporated. On December 12, 1975 Ronnenberg received city rights.

Until December 31, 2004 Ronnenberg belonged to the governmental district of Hannover, which was dissolved with the same date as all other Lower Saxony government districts.


In 1894 the first deep hole for the potash plant " Hansa- silver work" in Empelde was made. In 1898 the construction of the shaft " Albert" in Ronnenberg, which went into operation on December 6, began in 1905. In 1972, water entered into a no longer farmed part of the mine. In 1975, finally broke through a freshwater wire the shaft wall. The damage was so great that the mine had to be abandoned. Due to the mining occurred on several occasions to subsidence and slumps in the metropolitan area Ronnenbergs.

The tailings pile in Empelde is currently covered with debris and humus and renatured by it. The stockpile of potash Ronnenberg was until September 2005 largely removed and filled in the Asse near Wolfenbüttel. About the use of the remaining stockpile quantity is not yet decided.



Since 1 January 2014 Stephanie Harms ( CDU) is mayor. In a runoff election on October 6, 2013, it was 52.8 percent. The turnout was 45.0 percent. Your predecessor Wolfgang Walther (SPD ) was the first full-time mayor since 2001 and was re-elected in 2006. He went before the expiration of the regular term of office in early retirement.


There are twinned with the following municipalities:

  • Swarzędz, Poland
  • Duclair, France
  • Ronneburg ( Thuringia)

Economy and infrastructure


The stations Ronnenberg, Empelde and Weetzen lie on the railway line between Hanover and Altenbeken, branches off the path from the Deister in Weetzen. The S-Bahn Hannover offers a clock movement with the lines S 1 and S 2 Haste - Hannover Hbf - Wunstorf - Minden or Nienburg. The breakpoint Weetzen is also of the line S 5 Paderborn - served Hannover Airport - Hameln - Hannover Hbf.


KGS - Ronnenberg: The Cooperative School ( KGS) Ronnenberg was founded on 1 August 1994. It is located on the southwestern outskirts of Lower Saxony's capital of Hanover. Since 1 August 2004, the KGS is an open all-day school. For the 10th anniversary, it was renamed on 29 October 2004 with a ceremony at Marie Curie School. Currently learning 1498 pupils at the KGS Ronnenberg (184 in the main school branch, 473 in secondary school and 841 in high school branch branch ). They are taught by 130 teachers.

Other Facilities

In Ronnenberg is one of the three firefighters technical centers in the Hanover region.



Ronnenberg is the seat of a church of the same circle of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover. To him the Michaelis church and Church belongs in the village Ronnenberg in the center. Since 1589, the first pastorate is connected to the superintendency of the inspection or the church district Ronneberg. Other Lutheran churches are in Ronnenberger districts.

The Catholic Church of St. Thomas More is on the Deisterstraße. It was built in 1972 by Josef Fehlig, designed as prefabricated church with free-standing bell tower. Today, the church belongs to the parish of St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in the Ecumenical Centre Hannover - Muhlenberg. Another Catholic church located in the district Empelde, the Catholic Church in Weetzen was profaned, 2009.

The New Apostolic Church in the meadow Bauer 28 was abandoned there, the last service was held in late March 2011. The nearest New Apostolic Church is located in Hanover Badenstedt.

The Turkish Islamic community to Ronnenberg has its headquarters in the district Empelde.


The oldest club in the urban area is the song Concordia of 1859 Ronnenberg eV. For over 150 years, the men's choir is active. Since 1971, the marching band is 1 Lower Saxony Show fanfares and Majorettencorps city Ronnenberg eV Since 1905, the SG 05 Ronnenberg the home club of the core city Ronnenberg. The Stafero eV was founded in 2005 to act as promoter and organizer for the city festival Ronnenberg, which takes place every 3rd weekend in June, "Around St. Michael's Church ."

The local group Ronnenberg in Heimatbund Lower Saxony was founded in 1928.