Lathen

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Lathen
Coat of arms of Lathen
Coat of arms
Lathen   is located in Germany
Lathen
Lathen
Coordinates: 52°52′N 07°19′E / 52.867°N 7.317°E / 52.867; 7.317Coordinates: 52°52′N 07°19′E / 52.867°N 7.317°E / 52.867; 7.317
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Emsland
Municipal assoc. Lathen
Subdivisions 5
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Berger (CDU)
Area
 • Total 38.02 km2 (14.68 sq mi)
Elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,035
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49762
Dialling codes 0 59 33
Vehicle registration EL

Lathen is a municipality in the Emsland district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is best known in Germany as the location of the Transrapid maglev train test track.

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