Wielen is a small village in the district of Grafschaft Bentheim in Lower Saxony, Germany, and belongs to the Joint Community (Samtgemeinde) of Uelsen. Wielen has 614 inhabitants. Within the village is found the Lower County’s oldest maintained school, het Schöltien.

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Location of Wielen within Grafschaft Bentheim district
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Wielen is located in Germany
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Wielen is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°33′N 6°43′E / 52.550°N 6.717°E / 52.550; 6.717Coordinates: 52°33′N 6°43′E / 52.550°N 6.717°E / 52.550; 6.717
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGrafschaft Bentheim
Municipal assoc.Uelsen
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorGerold Stroeve
Area
 • Total23.06 km2 (8.90 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total530
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49847
Dialling codes0 59 48
Vehicle registrationNOH
Websitewww.uelsen.de/samtgem/
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Constituent communitiesEdit

Along with the namesake Ortsteil, there are outlying centres named Balderhaar, Striepe and Vennebrügge.

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