Grethem is a municipality in the district Heidekreis in Lower Saxony. It belongs to the Samtgemeinde Ahlden, which has its headquarters in the town of Hagen testicles.
- 3.1 Mayor
- 3.2 Coat of Arms
- 4.1 traffic
Around half a kilometer north-east of Grethem the castle was Blankenhagen from the period around 1200, of the two shrub-covered mounds are visible today. It was a lowland castle, the remains of which can be found on a dirt road near the present greed rope ferry across the Aller.
On March 1, 1974, the municipality Büchten was incorporated.
The honorary mayor Udo Schoenberg was elected on 9 September 2001.
Coat of arms
" Quartered shield, Field 1: In a Red Silver trotting horse, field 2: In silver blue berries on green leaves, Field 3: Argent, a black Bergmannsgezähe, Field 4: Blue three inclined left golden beams. " Blazon
The coat of arms was designed by Jörg Kommunalheraldiker Mantzsch 2009.
Economy and infrastructure
The Federal Highway 7 lies to the east of the church. The nearest connection point in Buchholz (Aller) in about 13 km distance.