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Coat of arms of Stöckse
Coat of arms
Stöckse   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°38′09″N 09°20′19″E / 52.63583°N 9.33861°E / 52.63583; 9.33861Coordinates: 52°38′09″N 09°20′19″E / 52.63583°N 9.33861°E / 52.63583; 9.33861
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Nienburg/Weser
Municipal assoc. Steimbke
 • Mayor Dieter Vehrenkamp (CDU)
 • Total 38.57 km2 (14.89 sq mi)
Elevation 46 m (151 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,302
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31638
Dialling codes 05026, 05021 (Führser Mühle)
Vehicle registration NI

Stöckse is a municipality in the district of Nienburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the forest "Krähe" between Langendamm and Steimbke.


Municipality Stöckse[edit]

The villages Stöckse and Wenden with district Lohe form the municipality (Gemeinde) Stöckse, part of collective municipality (Samtgemeinde) Steimbke.

Municipal council[edit]

The municipal council (Gemeinderat) Stöckse has 11 members elected and a mayor elected directly. Since the local elections on September 10, 2006, two parties and one selector's community (Wählergemeinschaft) represent it.

  • CDU - 6 seats
  • SPD - 2 seats
  • WG Stöckse - 3 seats



In Stöckse there is an open-air theatre. The stage is situated in a short part of forest in the city of Stöckse and accommodates 700 visitors. The audience is amused with comedies and stories in Low German, and a children's theatre themed "children play for children". Furthermore the open-air theatre is a favoured arena for many special events different typed. Supra-regional known the in 1951 formatted open-air theatre is since 1986, since the foundation of the registered association and the der accession to the Verband Deutscher Freilichtbühnen (VDF).


"Giebichenstein" in Stöckse

There is the Stöckser See, a small lake. Worth seeing is the Giebichenstein, a large erratic dating from the Ice Age and the cairns from Bronze Age.


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