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For the English village, see Lingen, Herefordshire.

Old town

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 52°31′23.016″N 7°19′23.8044″E / 52.52306000°N 7.323279000°E / 52.52306000; 7.323279000Coordinates: 52°31′23.016″N 7°19′23.8044″E / 52.52306000°N 7.323279000°E / 52.52306000; 7.323279000

Country Germany
Lower Saxony
 • Mayor Dieter Krone
 • Total 176.15 km2 (68.01 sq mi)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 51,735
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registration EL

Lingen is a town in Netherlands in the west. Lingen was first mentioned in the Middle Ages (975 AD).

More recently Lingen is known for its offshore- and University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck has set up a branch campus, located in the centre of Lingen, with the three Institutes for Management and Engineering, Communications Management and Teaching of Theatre. In 2000 the institutes in Lingen merged into the Faculty of Society and Technology. In 2010 there are expected to be about 2000 students attending.

Twin cities

Lingen has five twin cities:


  • Lingen (Ems)

Notable people


External links

  • Official website (German)
  • students website (German)
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