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

Getelo
Coat of arms of Getelo
Coat of arms
Location of Getelo within Grafschaft Bentheim district
Grafschaft BentheimLower SaxonyNetherlandsEmslandNorth Rhine-WestphaliaBad BentheimOhneSamernSuddendorfSchüttorfQuendorfIsterbergEngdenNordhornWietmarschenGeorgsdorfOsterwaldLageHalleUelsenGeteloWielenItterbeckWielenRingeEmlichheimLaarWilsumGölenkampEscheNeuenhausHoogstedeGetelo in NOH.svg
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Getelo is located in Germany
Getelo
Getelo
Getelo is located in Lower Saxony
Getelo
Getelo
Coordinates: 52°28′00″N 06°50′59″E / 52.46667°N 6.84972°E / 52.46667; 6.84972Coordinates: 52°28′00″N 06°50′59″E / 52.46667°N 6.84972°E / 52.46667; 6.84972
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGrafschaft Bentheim
Municipal assoc.Uelsen
Subdivisions2 centres
Government
 • MayorJan- Hindrik Schipper
Area
 • Total20.24 km2 (7.81 sq mi)
Elevation
68 m (223 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total535
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49843
Dialling codes0 59 42
Vehicle registrationNOH
Websitewww.uelsen.de/samtgem/fgetelo.HTML

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

Getelo lies west of Nordhorn on the border with the Netherlands. It belongs to the Joint Community (Samtgemeinde) of Uelsen, whose administrative seat is in the like-named community.

Constituent communitiesEdit

The community’s two centres are Getelo and Getelomoor.

PoliticsEdit

MayorEdit

The honorary mayor Jan-Hindrik Schipper was elected on 9 September 2001.

Culture and sightseeingEdit

BuildingsEdit

Söven Pölle, barrows from the Bronze Age, are found in the community. The name gives the number as seven, although there were once as many as 26.

Economy and infrastructureEdit

TransportEdit

Various state highways and district roads join the community to Bundesstraße 403, about 10 km away.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit