Uelsen

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Uelsen
Flag of Uelsen
Coat of arms of Uelsen
Location of Uelsen within Grafschaft Bentheim district
Uelsen in NOH.svg
Uelsen is located in Germany
Uelsen
Uelsen
Uelsen is located in Lower Saxony
Uelsen
Uelsen
Coordinates: 52°30′N 6°52′E / 52.500°N 6.867°E / 52.500; 6.867Coordinates: 52°30′N 6°52′E / 52.500°N 6.867°E / 52.500; 6.867
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGrafschaft Bentheim
Municipal assoc.Uelsen
Subdivisions5 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorBernd Wever (SPD)
Area
 • Total19.46 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,779
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49843
Dialling codes0 59 42
Vehicle registrationNOH
Websitewww.uelsen.de

Uelsen (German pronunciation: [ˈʔʏlsn̩]) is a community in the County of Bentheim in Lower Saxony.

Geography[change | change source]

The community of Uelsen is in westernmost Lower Saxony, on the border with the Kingdom of the Netherlands, roughly 30 km north of Enschede and 15 km northwest of Nordhorn.

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Further reading[change | change source]

  • Weiss, Helmuth (2005). Grafschaft Bentheim: Bad Bentheim - Nordhorn - Schüttorf -Neuenhaus -Uelsen - Emlichheim - Wietmarschen. Bremen: Edition Temmen. ISBN 3-86108-941-6. (English-French-Dutch-German)
  • Herbert Wagner: Die Gestapo war nicht allein... Politische Sozialkontrolle und Staatsterror im deutsch-niederländischen Grenzgebiet 1929 - 1945. LIT Verlag. Münster 2004 (contains among other things Uelsen in National Socialist times, persecution of the church, Oostergetelo).

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