Ostercappeln

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Ostercappeln
Saint Lambert Church
Saint Lambert Church
Coat of arms of Ostercappeln
Location of Ostercappeln within Osnabrück district
Ostercappeln in OS.svg
Ostercappeln is located in Germany
Ostercappeln
Ostercappeln
Ostercappeln is located in Lower Saxony
Ostercappeln
Ostercappeln
Coordinates: 52°21′N 08°14′E / 52.350°N 8.233°E / 52.350; 8.233Coordinates: 52°21′N 08°14′E / 52.350°N 8.233°E / 52.350; 8.233
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictOsnabrück
Subdivisions3
Government
 • Mayor (2021–26) Erik Ballmeyer[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total100.18 km2 (38.68 sq mi)
Elevation
73 m (240 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total9,773
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49179
Dialling codes05473
Vehicle registrationOS
Websitewww.ostercappeln.de

Ostercappeln is a municipality in the district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is in the Wiehengebirge, around 15 km northeast of Osnabrück. The municipality has three villages, Ostercappeln, Venne and Schwagstorf, along the Bundesstraße 218. St. Raphael hospital is in Ostercappeln, which serves a general hospital for the surrounding municipalities and as a center for pulmonary diseases for the district.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Direktwahlen in Niedersachsen vom 12. September 2021" (PDF). Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. 13 October 2021.
  2. Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.