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|State :||Lower Saxony|
|Joint municipality :||Barnstorf|
|Height :||43 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||30.31 km 2|
|Residents:||983 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||32 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||49406|
|Primaries :||04246, 05442|
|License plate :||DH, SY|
|Community key :||03 2 51 014|
|LOCODE :||DE DTW|
|Community structure:||2 districts|
|Association administration address:||Am Markt 4
|Mayor :||Theo Amelung (WGD)|
|Location of the municipality of Drentwede in the district of Diepholz|
Drentwede is a municipality in the Diepholz district in Lower Saxony . It is a member municipality of the integrated municipality Barnstorf , which has its administrative seat in the town of Barnstorf .
The districts of the municipality are Bockstedt and Drentwede.
Drentwede was part of the Diepholz office from 1820 to 1852 , and from then until 1859 it was part of the Auburg office. In 1859 it belonged again to the now enlarged Diepholz Office which was converted into the Diepholz district in 1885 .
The former municipality of Bockstedt and today's district emerged in 1909 from part of the municipality of Aldorf . In 1925 the municipality of Drentwede was connected to the Nike electricity network (Lower Saxony power plants). The municipality office, which was previously always located in the house of the respective mayor, was set up in the (council) house of Drentwede No. 14 from 1948. In 1974, with the municipality reform in Lower Saxony, all administrative tasks were transferred to the integrated municipality of Barnstorf. The municipality of Bockstedt was incorporated into the reform on March 1, 1974.
The council of the municipality of Drentwede consists of eleven council women and councilors. This is the specified number for the member municipality of an integrated municipality with a population between 1000 and 2000 inhabitants. The nine council members are elected by local elections for five years each. The current term of office began on November 1, 2016 and ends on October 31, 2021.
The last local election on September 11, 2016 resulted in the following:
|Political party||Proportional votes||Number of seats|
The turnout in the 2016 local elections was 65.07%, above the Lower Saxony average of 55.5%.
- Former mayor
- 1886–1919: Ludwig Becker (* 1848; † 1923)
- 1919 – spring 1945: Fritz Kleine (* 1880; † 1963); the British military government had ordered the removal of all previous mayors.
- July 4, 1945–1946: Christian Amelung (* 1895; † 1950); appointed mayor on behalf of the military government.
- 1946–1948: Otto Sudholz (* 1893; † 1958); SPD
- 1948–1974: Friedrich Harms (* 1905; † 1975); CDU
- 1974–1986: Fritz Jürgens (* 1926); FDP
- since 1986: Theo Amelung (* 1946); WGD
- State Office for Statistics Lower Saxony, LSN-Online regional database, Table 12411: Update of the population, as of December 31, 2019 ( help ).
- Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 190 .
- Lower Saxony Municipal Constitutional Law (NKomVG) in the version of December 17, 2010; Section 46 - Number of MPs , accessed on February 22, 2017.
- Municipality of Drentwede - result of the municipal council election 2016 , accessed on February 22, 2017
- The CDU gets the most votes nationwide. September 12, 2016. Retrieved February 22, 2017 .
- Council of the municipality of Drentwede , accessed on February 22, 2017