Barver

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Barver
Coat of arms of Barver
Coat of arms
Barver   is located in Germany
Barver
Barver
Coordinates: 52°37′N 08°36′E / 52.617°N 8.600°E / 52.617; 8.600Coordinates: 52°37′N 08°36′E / 52.617°N 8.600°E / 52.617; 8.600
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Diepholz
Municipal assoc. Rehden
Government
 • Mayor Hans-Hermann Borggrefe (WGB)
Area
 • Total 25.9 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
Elevation 37 m (121 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,049
 • Density 41/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49453
Dialling codes 05448
Vehicle registration DH

Barver is a municipality in the district of Diepholz, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Barver is located midway between Bremen (54 km to the north-north-east) and Osnabrück (52 km to the south-west), northeast of the Dümmer and Rehden Geest Moor Nature Parks and south of the Wildeshausen Geest Nature Park. The village lies east of the Kellenberg ridge (77 m) and on the west bank of the Wagenfelder Aue, a south-eastern tributary of the Hunte.

History[edit]

The first written reference to Barver dates from 1219.

Town twinning[edit]

Barver has been twinned with the French commune of Lezay since August 1973.

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