Lage

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For Lage in the district of Bentheim, see Lage, Lower Saxony. For the German musician, see Klaus Lage.
Lage
Market square
Market square
Coat of arms of Lage
Coat of arms
Lage is located in Germany
Lage
Lage
Coordinates: 51°58′0″N 8°48′0″E / 51.96667°N 8.80000°E / 51.96667; 8.80000Coordinates: 51°58′0″N 8°48′0″E / 51.96667°N 8.80000°E / 51.96667; 8.80000
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Lippe
Government
 • Mayor Christian Liebrecht (CDU)
Area
 • Total 76.02 km2 (29.35 sq mi)
Elevation 103 m (338 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 34,636
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 32779–32791
Dialling codes 05232
Vehicle registration LIP
Website www.lage.de

Lage is a town in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen), Germany, approximatively 8 km northwest of Detmold. It has c. 36,000 inhabitants. The coat of arms of Lage depicts a farmer's plough. The town is not far from the Teutoburg Forest (German: Teutoburger Wald).

The town is twinned with Horsham in the United Kingdom.

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