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Wanzer is a municipality in the district of Stendal Aland in Saxony- Anhalt, Germany.


The village is located on Aland Wanzer, a few kilometers before its confluence with the Elbe River in the extreme north of the district of Stendal and the Federal State of Saxony- Anhalt.


1309 Wanzer was first mentioned.

Until December 31, 2009 Wanzer was an independent municipality with the associated district Klein Wanzer.

Through a field amendment agreement, the municipal councils of the municipalities have Aulosen ( 23 June 2009 ), Krüden ( 17 June 2009 ), Pollitz ( 19 June 2009 ) and Wanzer ( 9 June 2009 ) decided that their communities dissolved and are combined to form a new congregation with the name Aland. This agreement was approved by the county as a lower municipal supervisory authority and entered into force on 1 January 2010.



The last mayor of the municipality Wanzer was Jonny Buck.

Culture and sights

The mill in Wanzer was restored by the windmills and Folk Society sheaf. Since 2007, the mill is fully functional again.

Transport links

Through the village the road from Seehausen ( Altmark) leads to the main road at 493 Schnackenburgallee.