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Barver is a municipality in the district of Diepholz, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Barver
Coat of arms of Barver
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Location of Barver within Diepholz district
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Barver is located in Germany
Barver
Barver
Barver is located in Lower Saxony
Barver
Barver
Coordinates: 52°37′N 08°36′E / 52.617°N 8.600°E / 52.617; 8.600Coordinates: 52°37′N 08°36′E / 52.617°N 8.600°E / 52.617; 8.600
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictDiepholz
Municipal assoc.Rehden
Government
 • MayorHans-Hermann Borggrefe (WGB)
Area
 • Total25.9 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
Elevation
37 m (121 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,062
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49453
Dialling codes05448
Vehicle registrationDH

GeographyEdit

Barver is located midway between Bremen (54 km to the north-north-east) and Osnabrück (52 km to the south-west), northeast of the Dümmer and Rehden Geest Moor Nature Parks and south of the Wildeshausen Geest Nature Park. The village lies east of the Kellenberg ridge (77 m) and on the west bank of the Wagenfelder Aue, a south-eastern tributary of the Hunte.

HistoryEdit

The first written reference to Barver dates from 1219.

Town twinningEdit

Barver has been twinned with the French commune of Lezay since August 1973.

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