Emsland

district in Lower Saxony, Germany

Emsland is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is named after the river Ems.

Emsland
Coat of arms of Emsland
Coat of arms
Country Germany
StateLower Saxony
CapitalMeppen
Area
 • Total2,881 km2 (1,112 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total319,488
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationEL
Websitehttp://www.emsland.de

Cities and municipalitiesEdit

(Population 2005)

Free municipalities and towns

  1. Emsbüren (9,749)
  2. Geeste (11,279)
  3. Haren, town (22,754)
  4. Haselünne, town (12,549)
  5. Lingen, town (51,318)
  6. Meppen, town (34,196)
  7. Papenburg, town (34,519)
  8. Rhede (4,228)
  9. Salzbergen (7,436)
  10. Twist (9,640)

Samtgemeinden

  1. Dörpen (15,446)
  2. Freren (10,834)
  3. Herzlake (9,821)
  4. Lathen (10,815)
  5. Lengerich (9,083)
  6. Nordhümmling (12,149)
  7. Sögel (15,484)
  8. Spelle (12,653)
  9. Werlte (15,660)

Dörpen

  1. Dersum
  2. Dörpen1
  3. Heede
  4. Kluse
  5. Lehe
  6. Neubörger
  7. Neulehe
  8. Walchum
  9. Wippingen

Freren

  1. Andervenne
  2. Beesten
  3. Freren1, 2
  4. Messingen
  5. Thuine

Herzlake

  1. Dohren
  2. Herzlake1
  3. Lähden

Lathen

  1. Fresenburg
  2. Lathen1
  3. Niederlangen
  4. Oberlangen
  5. Renkenberge
  6. Sustrum

Lengerich

  1. Bawinkel
  2. Gersten
  3. Handrup
  4. Langen
  5. Lengerich1
  6. Wettrup

Nordhümmling

  1. Bockhorst
  2. Breddenberg
  3. Esterwegen1
  4. Hilkenbrook
  5. Surwold

Sögel

  1. Börger
  2. Groß Berßen
  3. Hüven
  4. Klein Berßen
  5. Sögel1
  6. Spahnharrenstätte
  7. Stavern
  8. Werpeloh

Spelle

  1. Lünne
  2. Schapen
  3. Spelle1

Werlte

  1. Lahn
  2. Lorup
  3. Rastdorf
  4. Vrees
  5. Werlte1, 2
1seat of the Samtgemeinde; 2town

ReferencesEdit