County of Bentheim (district)

district in Lower Saxony, Germany

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

Grafschaft Bentheim
Coat of arms of Grafschaft Bentheim
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
CapitalNordhorn
Area
 • Total981 km2 (379 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total135,662
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationNOH
Websitegrafschaft.de

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

Cities and municipalitiesEdit

Cities Samtgemeinden
  1. Bad Bentheim
  2. Nordhorn


Free municipalities

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

ReferencesEdit