Königslutter am Elm is a city of 17,000 inhabitants (2003) in the district of Helmstedt, Lower Saxony, Germany, near the Elm hills.
In its current form, the city was created in 1974 by joining the following 18 municipalities:
- Groß Steinum
- Klein Steimke
In 1924, the village of Oberlutter and the monastery church of Königslutter were incorporated into the city. The Benedictine monastery had been founded near the village of Lutter in 1135 by Emperor Lothar of Supplinburg. The monastery church is known for its sculptural art and the tomb of the emperor.