Ostercappeln

Ostercappeln is a municipality in the district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the Wiehengebirge, approx. 15 km northeast of Osnabrück. The municipality is made up of three villages, Ostercappeln, Venne and Schwagstorf, along the Bundesstraße 218. Ostercappeln is the location of the St. Raphael hospital, which serves a general hospital for the surrounding municipalities and as a center for pulmonary diseases for the district.

Ostercappeln
Saint Lambert Church
Saint Lambert Church
Coat of arms of Ostercappeln
Coat of arms
Location of Ostercappeln within Osnabrück district
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Ostercappeln is located in Germany
Ostercappeln
Ostercappeln
Ostercappeln is located in Lower Saxony
Ostercappeln
Ostercappeln
Coordinates: 52°21′N 08°14′E / 52.350°N 8.233°E / 52.350; 8.233Coordinates: 52°21′N 08°14′E / 52.350°N 8.233°E / 52.350; 8.233
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictOsnabrück
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorRainer Ellermann (CDU)
Area
 • Total100.18 km2 (38.68 sq mi)
Elevation
73 m (240 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,773
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49179
Dialling codes05473
Vehicle registrationOS
Websitewww.ostercappeln.de

MayorEdit

Since 2001: Rainer Ellermann

International relationsEdit

Ostercappeln is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of OstercappelnEdit

 
Ludwig Windthorst in 1872

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