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 hustle and bustle in the town centre. Locals and guests alike can discover nature in its purest form in the immediate vicinity. Good transport connections by road, rail and water as well as a broad mix of industries and educational opportunities from daycare to university make Lingen an attractive place to live, work and thrive.