Getelo

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Getelo
Coat of arms of Getelo
Coat of arms
Getelo   is located in Germany
Getelo
Getelo
Coordinates: 52°28′00″N 06°50′59″E / 52.46667°N 6.84972°E / 52.46667; 6.84972Coordinates: 52°28′00″N 06°50′59″E / 52.46667°N 6.84972°E / 52.46667; 6.84972
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Grafschaft Bentheim
Municipal assoc. Uelsen
Government
 • Mayor Jan- Hindrik Schipper
Area
 • Total 20.24 km2 (7.81 sq mi)
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 564
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49843
Dialling codes 0 59 42
Vehicle registration NOH
Website www.uelsen.de/samtgem/fgetelo.HTML

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Getelo lies west of Nordhorn on the border with the Netherlands. It belongs to the Joint Community (Samtgemeinde) of Uelsen, whose administrative seat is in the like-named community.

Constituent communities[edit]

The community’s two centres are Getelo and Getelomoor.

Politics[edit]

Mayor[edit]

The honorary mayor Jan-Hindrik Schipper was elected on 9 September 2001.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Buildings[edit]

Söven Pölle, barrows from the Bronze Age, are found in the community. The name gives the number as seven, although there were once as many as 26.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Various state highways and district roads join the community to Bundesstraße 403, about 10 km away.

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