Georgsdorf

Georgsdorf is a community in the district of Grafschaft Bentheim in Lower Saxony.

Georgsdorf
Location of Georgsdorf within Grafschaft Bentheim district
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Georgsdorf is located in Germany
Georgsdorf
Georgsdorf
Georgsdorf is located in Lower Saxony
Georgsdorf
Georgsdorf
Coordinates: 52°34′00″N 07°04′59″E / 52.56667°N 7.08306°E / 52.56667; 7.08306Coordinates: 52°34′00″N 07°04′59″E / 52.56667°N 7.08306°E / 52.56667; 7.08306
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGrafschaft Bentheim
Municipal assoc.Neuenhaus
Government
 • MayorAnja Schupe
Area
 • Total19.26 km2 (7.44 sq mi)
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,211
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49828
Dialling codes05946
Vehicle registrationNOH

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

Georgsdorf lies north of Nordhorn on the Süd-Nord-Kanal (South-North Canal) and the Coevorden-Piccardie-Kanal. It belongs to the Joint Community (Samtgemeinde) of Neuenhaus, whose administrative seat is in the like-named town.

PoliticsEdit

MayorEdit

The honorary mayor was Willi Beckert, but he died in May 2007, and since then Johann Scholten has been the new mayor.

Culture and sightseeingEdit

BuildingsEdit

Georgsdorf's best-known landmark is a windmill built in the traditional Dutch style in 1875 out of brick and with a thatched roof.

Economy and infrastructureEdit

TransportEdit

The Autobahn A 31 runs by the community roughly 10 km to the west.

Solar powerEdit

Nationwide, Georgsdorf has the highest number of solar power systems in proportion to population.

ReferencesEdit

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