Syke

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The Finnish Environment Institute is also called SYKE. For the rapper, see Big Syke. For the heraldic roundel called 'syke', see fountain (heraldry).
Syke
Lutheran church
Lutheran church
Coat of arms of Syke
Coat of arms
Syke is located in Germany
Syke
Syke
Coordinates: 52°54′47″N 08°49′37″E / 52.91306°N 8.82694°E / 52.91306; 8.82694Coordinates: 52°54′47″N 08°49′37″E / 52.91306°N 8.82694°E / 52.91306; 8.82694
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Diepholz
Subdivisions 9 districts
Government
 • Mayor Dr. Harald Behrens
Area
 • Total 114.22 km2 (44.10 sq mi)
Elevation 49 m (161 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,197
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 28857
Dialling codes 04242
Vehicle registration DH
Website www.syke.de

Syke (German pronunciation: [ˈziːkə]) is a town in the district of Diepholz, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km south of Bremen.

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