Georgsdorf

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Georgsdorf
Georgsdorf   is located in Germany
Georgsdorf
Georgsdorf
Coordinates: 52°34′00″N 07°04′59″E / 52.56667°N 7.08306°E / 52.56667; 7.08306Coordinates: 52°34′00″N 07°04′59″E / 52.56667°N 7.08306°E / 52.56667; 7.08306
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Grafschaft Bentheim
Municipal assoc. Neuenhaus
Government
 • Mayor Johann Scholten
Area
 • Total 19.26 km2 (7.44 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,251
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49828
Dialling codes 05946
Vehicle registration NOH

Georgsdorf is a community in the district of Grafschaft Bentheim in Lower Saxony.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Georgsdorf lies north of Nordhorn on the Süd-Nord-Kanal (South-North Canal) and the Coevorden-Piccardie-Kanal. It belongs to the Joint Community (Samtgemeinde) of Neuenhaus, whose administrative seat is in the like-named town.

Politics[edit]

Mayor[edit]

The honorary mayor was Willi Beckert, but he died in May 2007, and since then Johann Scholten has been the new mayor.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Buildings[edit]

Georgsdorf’s best-known landmark is a windmill built in the traditional Dutch style in 1875 out of brick and with a thatched roof.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The Autobahn A 31 runs by the community roughly 10 km to the west.

Solar power[edit]

Nationwide, Georgsdorf has the highest number of solar power systems in proportion to population.

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