Belm

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Belm
Coat of arms of Belm
Coat of arms
Belm   is located in Germany
Belm
Belm
Coordinates: 52°18′N 08°08′E / 52.300°N 8.133°E / 52.300; 8.133Coordinates: 52°18′N 08°08′E / 52.300°N 8.133°E / 52.300; 8.133
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Osnabrück
Government
 • Mayor Viktor Hermeler (crossbench)
Area
 • Total 46.67 km2 (18.02 sq mi)
Elevation 81 m (266 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,581
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49191
Dialling codes 05406
Vehicle registration OS
Website www.belm.de

Belm is a municipality in the district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the Wiehengebirge, approx. 7 km northeast of Osnabrück and is therefore part of the city-agglomeration of Osnabrück. Also it is seated in the middle of the TERRA.vita Nature Park. Two little right tributaries of the river Hase are flowing through its territory.

The municipality is divided into 5 boroughs: Belm, Powe, Icker, Haltern and Vehrte

International relations[edit]

Belm is twinned with:

Famous people[edit]

  • Ingo Petzke (born September 18, 1947), an internationally acknowledged German film scholar, filmmaker and author
  • Sascha Weidner (born August 1, 1974, died April 9, 2015), German photographer and artist

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