Niemetal is to Samtgemeinde Dransfeld ( administrative seat in Dransfeld ) belonging municipality in the district of Göttingen in southern Lower Saxony ( Germany ). In the municipality of 1,615 inhabitants.

  • 2.1 religions
  • 3.1 municipal
  • 3.2 Mayor
  • 4.1 traffic



The community Niemetal which is located west of Dransfeld is between Bramwald in the west and Dransfelder urban forest in the east. All the districts - Varlosen, Imbsen, Löwenhagen and Ellershausen before the forest - are traversed by the Nieme (small tributary of the Weser). Niemetal is surrounded by the natural park Munden.

Community structure

The community Niemetal four hamlets:

  • Ellershausen
  • Imbsen
  • Löwenhagen (older names: Lewenhagen and Lowenhagen )
  • Varlosen


On January 1, 1973, the municipality Niemetal was newly formed by the merger of the municipalities Ellershausen at Munden, Imbsen, Löwenhagen and Varlosen.


Niemetal is the seat of the Evangelical Lutheran St. Michaelis church Niemetal - Bühren, which was formed on 1 January 2011 from the former St. Michaelis church Niemetal and the Evangelical Lutheran church Bühren.


Parish council

Since the local elections on 11 September 2011, the 11 seats of the council distributed as follows among the individual parties:

  • CDU: 6 seats (-1)
  • SPD: 5 seats ( 1)


The Honorary Mayor Gerold Shepherd was elected on 9 September 2001.

Economy and infrastructure


Niemetal is over various rural roads with the main road 3,. Hann Munden to Göttingen leads connected.