Emlichheim

municipality of Germany

Emlichheim (Low German: Emmelkamp) is a municipality in the County of Bentheim in Lower Saxony, Germany, about 20 km south of Emmen, and 25 km northwest of Nordhorn.

Emlichheim
Flag of Emlichheim
Coat of arms of Emlichheim
Location of Emlichheim within Grafschaft Bentheim district
Emlichheim in NOH.svg
Emlichheim is located in Germany
Emlichheim
Emlichheim
Emlichheim is located in Lower Saxony
Emlichheim
Emlichheim
Coordinates: 52°37′N 6°50′E / 52.617°N 6.833°E / 52.617; 6.833Coordinates: 52°37′N 6°50′E / 52.617°N 6.833°E / 52.617; 6.833
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGrafschaft Bentheim
Municipal assoc.Emlichheim
Government
 • MayorHeinrich Strenge (SPD)
Area
 • Total48.52 km2 (18.73 sq mi)
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,355
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49824
Dialling codes0 59 43
Vehicle registrationNOH
Websitewww.emlichheim.de
Reformed Church from 1150
Emlichheim, Lutheran Church of Peace

GeographyEdit

Emlichheim is right on the German-Dutch border. The community is bordered on the south by the river Vechte and on the north by the Coevorden-Picardy Canal. It is the administrative seat of the Samtgemeinde Emlichheim, whose members also include Hoogstede, Laar and Ringe.

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