Vetschau

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Vetschau/Wětošow
Vetschau Ratskeller.jpg
Coat of arms of Vetschau/Wětošow
Coat of arms
Vetschau/Wětošow  is located in Germany
Vetschau/Wětošow
Vetschau/Wětošow
Coordinates: 51°46′59″N 14°04′00″E / 51.78306°N 14.06667°E / 51.78306; 14.06667Coordinates: 51°46′59″N 14°04′00″E / 51.78306°N 14.06667°E / 51.78306; 14.06667
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Oberspreewald-Lausitz
Government
 • Mayor Bengt Kanzler (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 110.22 km2 (42.56 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,307
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 03226
Dialling codes 035433
Vehicle registration OSL
Website www.vetschau-online.de

Vetschau (Lower Sorbian: Wětošow) is a town in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated in the Spreewald, 18 km west of Cottbus.

Demography[edit]

Buildings[edit]

Vetschau castle

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Richard Hellmann, (1876-1971), founder of Hellmann's Mayonnaise in the USA, was born in Vetschau.
  • Hans Stiebner (1898-1958), actor and theater director


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External links[edit]

Media related to Vetschau at Wikimedia Commons