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Our town

Our town: Lingen (Ems)
Lingen is a modern and historical town with a population of 57,000. It is considered the cultural and economic centre of the region. Retail trade, gastronomy and weekly markets characterise the lively...
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Districts
Ten districts form the outer frame of the town of Lingen: Altenlingen, Baccum, Bramsche, Brockhausen, Brögbern, Clusorth-Bramhar, Darme, Holthausen, Laxten and Schepsdorf.
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Town twinning schemes
Five town twinning schemes (link) enrich urban life and connect citizens beyond the borders of the country: Burton upon Trent/East Staffordshire (UK), Bielawa (Poland), Marienberg (Germany), Salt (Spa...
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New citizen
New in Lingen? In the new citizens brochure you will find important information about our town. Our films offer you an insight into the diversity of Lingen. Films and the brochure are only available i...
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Honorary citizenship
The town of Lingen (Ems) has only awarded honorary citizenship five times. The distinguished personalities are: Bishop Dr. Martin Kruse Jewish fellow citizen Ruth Foster, + died 2014 Jewish fello...
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Fair trade town
Lingen has been a fair trade town since 2015: We support fair trade and are committed to sustainable products.
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Photos from above: ©Karl-Heinz Berger, k.A., k.A., k.A., k.A., k.A.