Place:Vechta, Oldenburg, Germany

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NameVechta
TypeTown
Located inOldenburg, Germany
Also located inVechta, Weser-Ems, Niedersachsen, Germany    
Contained Places
Administrative region
Dinklage
Populated place
Bahlen
Langwege
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Vechta with a population of nearly 32,000 is the biggest city and also the capital of the Vechta district in Lower Saxony, Germany.

It's well known all around Europe for the 'Stoppelmarkt' fair, which occurs every summer and has a history dating back to 1298.

The town was in the recent past known as a centre of far northern German Catholicism.

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