Belm is a municipality in the district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is located in the Wiehengebirge, approximately 7 km northeast of Osnabrück, and is therefore part of the city-agglomeration of Osnabrück. It is seated in the middle of the TERRA.vita Nature Park. Two little right tributaries of the river Hase flow through it.

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Coat of arms of Belm
Location of Belm within Osnabrück district
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Belm is located in Germany
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Belm is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°18′N 08°08′E / 52.300°N 8.133°E / 52.300; 8.133Coordinates: 52°18′N 08°08′E / 52.300°N 8.133°E / 52.300; 8.133
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictOsnabrück
Subdivisions5
Government
 • Mayor (2021–26) Viktor Hermeler[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total46.67 km2 (18.02 sq mi)
Elevation
81 m (266 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,935
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49191
Dialling codes05406
Vehicle registrationOS
Websitewww.belm.de

The municipality is divided into 5 boroughs: Belm, Powe, Icker, Haltern and Vehrte

International relationsEdit

Belm is twinned with:

Famous peopleEdit

  • Ingo Petzke (born September 18, 1947), an internationally acknowledged German film scholar, filmmaker and author
  • Sascha Weidner (born August 1, 1974, died April 9, 2015), German photographer and artist

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Direktwahlen in Niedersachsen vom 12. September 2021" (PDF). Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. 13 October 2021.
  2. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.
  3. ^ http://www.belmer-muehle.de/