Salzbergen

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Salzbergen
Coat of arms of Salzbergen
Coat of arms
Salzbergen is located in Germany
Salzbergen
Salzbergen
Coordinates: 52°19′28″N 07°20′53″E / 52.32444°N 7.34806°E / 52.32444; 7.34806Coordinates: 52°19′28″N 07°20′53″E / 52.32444°N 7.34806°E / 52.32444; 7.34806
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Emsland
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Kaiser (CDU)
Area
 • Total 53.31 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Elevation 38 m (125 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,495
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 48499
Dialling codes 05976
Vehicle registration EL
Website www.salzbergen.de
Salzbergen, church: Kirche Sankt Cyriakus

Salzbergen is a municipality in the Emsland district, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Ems, approx. 25 km south of Lingen, and 10 km northwest of Rheine.

It has the oldest oil refinery in the world, opened in 1860.

Salzbergen station is on the Emsland Railway.

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