Bassum

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Bassum
Coat of arms of Bassum
Coat of arms
Bassum is located in Germany
Bassum
Bassum
Coordinates: 52°50′58″N 8°43′36″E / 52.84944°N 8.72667°E / 52.84944; 8.72667Coordinates: 52°50′58″N 8°43′36″E / 52.84944°N 8.72667°E / 52.84944; 8.72667
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Diepholz
Subdivisions 15 districts
Government
 • Mayor Christian Porsch (Bürger-Block)
Area
 • Total 169 km2 (65 sq mi)
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,529
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27211
Dialling codes 0 42 41
Vehicle registration DH
Website www.bassum.de

Bassum is a town in the district of Diepholz, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 35 km northeast of Diepholz, and 25 km south of Bremen.

Besides Bassum proper, the town consists of the following Ortschaften (villages): Albringhausen, Apelstedt, Bramstedt, Bünte, Fesenfeld, Hallstedt, Henstedt, Hollwedel, Högenhausen, Kastendiek, Neubruchhausen, Nienstedt, Nordwohlde, Osterbinde, Pestinghausen, Ringmar, Schorlingborstel, Steinforth, Stühren, Stütelberg and Wedehorn.

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