High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Vechta is the capital of the Vechta district in Lower Saxony, Germany. Known for the fair 'Stoppelmarkt' 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. The Hansalinie also known as A1 is near Vechta. There are three interchanges : Vechta-West/Bakum , Vechta-Langförden/Emstek , Vechta-Nord/Ahlhorn . Also the B69 goes through the city of Vechta.