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County of Bentheim (district) facts for kids

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Grafschaft Bentheim
Coat of arms of Grafschaft Bentheim
Coat of arms
Country  Germany
State Lower Saxony
Capital Nordhorn
Area
 • Total 981 km2 (379 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total 133,300
 • Density 135.88/km2 (351.93/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registration NOH
Website grafschaft.de

County of Bentheim is a district (Landkreis) in Lower Saxony, Germany.

The Vechte River runs from south to north through the district.

Cities and municipalities

Cities Samtgemeinden
  1. Bad Bentheim
  2. Nordhorn


Free municipalities

  1. Wietmarschen
  • 1. Emlichheim
  1. Emlichheim1
  2. Hoogstede
  3. Laar
  4. Ringe
  • 2. Neuenhaus
  1. Esche
  2. Georgsdorf
  3. Lage
  4. Neuenhaus1, 2
  5. Osterwald
  • 3. Schüttorf
  1. Engden
  2. Isterberg
  3. Ohne
  4. Quendorf
  5. Samern
  6. Schüttorf1, 2
  • 4. Uelsen
  1. Getelo
  2. Gölenkamp
  3. Halle
  4. Itterbeck
  5. Uelsen1
  6. Wielen
  7. Wilsum
1seat of the Samtgemeinde; ²town


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