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Coat of arms of Belm
Coat of arms
Belm is located in Germany
Location of Belm within Osnabrück district
Netherlands Hamburg North Sea Bremen Osnabrück (district) Lower Saxony Vechta (district) Cloppenburg (district) Diepholz (district) Emsland (district) North Rhine-Westphalia Osnabrück Bad Laer Georgsmarienhütte Hilter Glandorf Bad Iburg Dissen Bad Rothenfelde Hagen Hasbergen Melle Bissendorf Bad Essen Bohmte Ostercappeln Belm Wallenhorst Rieste Bramsche Alfhausen Gehrde Ankum Bersenbrück Neuenkirchen Merzen Voltlage Fürstenau Bippen Eggermühlen Kettenkamp Nortrup Badbergen Berge Menslage QuakenbrückBelm in OS.svg
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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
 • Mayor Viktor Hermeler (crossbench)
 • Total 46.67 km2 (18.02 sq mi)
Elevation 81 m (266 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,729
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49191
Dialling codes 05406
Vehicle registration OS

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

Belm is twinned with:

Famous people

  • 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


  1. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2017
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