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Coat of arms of the municipality of Wehrbleck
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Coordinates: 52 ° 38 '  N , 8 ° 42'  E

Basic data
State : Lower Saxony
County : Diepholz
Joint municipality : Church Village
Height : 39 m above sea level NHN
Area : 27.97 km 2
Residents: 753 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 27 inhabitants per km 2
Postcodes : 27259, 49453
Area code : 04274
License plate : DH, SY
Community key : 03 2 51 045
Association administration address: Rathausstrasse 12
27245 Kirchdorf
Website : www.wehrbleck.de
Mayor : Heinrich Schwenker
Location of the municipality of Wehrbleck in the Diepholz district
Landkreis Diepholz Niedersachsen Nordrhein-Westfalen Nordrhein-Westfalen Landkreis Osnabrück Landkreis Nienburg/Weser Bremen Delmenhorst Landkreis Verden Landkreis Vechta Landkreis Oldenburg Landkreis Cloppenburg Stemshorn Lemförde Quernheim Brockum Marl Quernheim Hüde Lembruch Dümmer Diepholz Drebber Barnstorf Wetschen Dickel Rehden Hemsloh Barver Freistatt Wehrbleck Bahrenborstel Varrel Kirchdorf Wagenfeld Barenburg Barenburg Eydelstedt Sulingen Drentwede Scholen Ehrenburg Neuenkirchen Maasen Borstel Siedenburg Mellinghausen Staffhorst Schwaförden Asendorf Affinghausen Sudwalde Schwarme Martfeld Bruchhausen-Vilsen Twistringen Bassum Syke Weyhe Stuhrmap
About this picture

The municipality of Wehrbleck belongs to the integrated municipality of Kirchdorf , district of Diepholz in Lower Saxony and has around 800 inhabitants.


The districts of Wehrbleck Dorf, Wehrblecker Heide, Buchhorst, Nordholz, Nutteln and Strange belong to the community. The flute and floodplain flow through the municipality.

The Mittlere Wietingsmoor is a 298 hectare nature reserve . The 710 hectare Neustädter Moor regeneration area is located in Varrel and Wehrbleck. The 1599 hectare northern Wietingsmoor is also located with a small sub-area in the Wehrbleck area.


The name of the more than 700 year old community goes back to an old noble family.


Municipal council

The municipal council from Wehrbleck consists of 9 councilors.

  • UWG Wehrbleck 9 seats

(Status: local election on September 11, 2016)


Heinrich Schwenker has been honorary mayor of the Wehrbleck community since 2001. Armin Tiemann was the municipal director from 1974 to 2004.

Previous incumbents:

  • 1969–1976: Wilhelm Höfner
  • 1976–1981: Helmut Winkler
  • 1981–2001: Siegfried Witte
  • since 2001: Heinrich Schwenker

coat of arms

Blazon : The top half of the municipality's coat of arms shows a five-leaf oak branch on a green background in gold. In the lower half of the coat of arms, a ploughshare is shown on a red background in gold. The coat of arms is divided by two silver wavy bands.

Culture, sights and infrastructure

  • Painter museum in a former cowshed of the Witte farm, which is looked after by master painter Wilhelm Köster.
  • Fire Service Center (FTZ) of the Diepholz district; some civil protection vehicles are also stationed here.
  • Sports club SV Falke from 1947 with sports such as football, volleyball, boxing, table tennis, dancing and gymnastics.


  • Walter Link (1937–2010), deacon, sports teacher, Member of the Bundestag (CDU senior committee)

Individual evidence

  1. State Office for Statistics Lower Saxony, LSN-Online regional database, Table 12411: Update of the population, as of December 31, 2019  ( help ).

Web links

Commons : Wehrbleck  - Collection of images, videos and audio files