Vechta (pronunciation: [ˈfɛçta]) is a town (31,558 inhabitants end 2014), capital of the Vechta district in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is known for the 'Stoppelmarkt' fair, which takes place every summer and has a history dating back to 1298. With an attendance of 800,000 visitors it is one of the biggest annual fairs in north-western Germany.
Historically in the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg.
Vechta uses post code 49377 today.
Postmarks in Unified-Germany
Postmarks in Allied Occupied Germany
Postmarks in German Empire
Postmarks in North German Confederation
Since 1 January 1868.
Postmarks in Grand Duchy of Oldenburg
Linear VECHTA postmarks are known before 1852.