Bramsche is a town in the district of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is about 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Osnabrück, at 52°24′N 7°59′E / 52.400°N 7.983°E / 52.400; 7.983. Population is 30,952 (2018).

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Church in Bramsche
Church in Bramsche
Coat of arms of Bramsche
Location of Bramsche within Osnabrück district
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Bramsche is located in Germany
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Bramsche is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°24′N 7°59′E / 52.400°N 7.983°E / 52.400; 7.983Coordinates: 52°24′N 7°59′E / 52.400°N 7.983°E / 52.400; 7.983
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictOsnabrück
Government
 • Mayor (2021–26) Heiner Pahlmann[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total183.32 km2 (70.78 sq mi)
Highest elevation
157 m (515 ft)
Lowest elevation
44 m (144 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total31,225
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49565
Dialling codes05461
Vehicle registrationOS
Websitebramsche.de

SubdivisionsEdit

 
Bramsche Malgarten monastery

In 1971/72 12 previously independent municipalities were included into the town.

MayorsEdit

The mayor of Bramsche is Heiner Pahlmann (SPD), re-elected in 2021.[1] He was first elected in May 2014 with 63.0% of the votes.[3] His predecessor Liesel Höltermann (SPD) did not run for mayor any more.

Year Inhabitants
1961 22,728
1970 23,921
1987 24,225
1990 28,120
1995 30,724
2000 30,633
2005 31,006
2010 30,986
2015 36,013

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Bramsche is twinned with:[4]

Notable peopleEdit

  • Peter Urban (born 1948), radio and television moderator
  • Marieluise Beck (born 1952), politician (Alliance 90/The Greens), Member of Bundestag since 1983
  • Filiz Polat (born 1978), politician (Alliance 90/The Greens)
  • Simon Tüting (born 1986), footballer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "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. ^ Einzelergebnisse der Direktwahlen am 25. Mai 2014 in Niedersachsen Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine, abgerufen am 9. November 2014
  4. ^ "Städtepartnerschaften". stadt-bramsche.de (in German). Bramsche. Retrieved 2021-02-10.

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