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Marktplatz Bersenbrück.jpg
Coat of arms of Bersenbrück
Coat of arms
Bersenbrück   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°32′N 7°55′E / 52.533°N 7.917°E / 52.533; 7.917Coordinates: 52°32′N 7°55′E / 52.533°N 7.917°E / 52.533; 7.917
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Osnabrück
Municipal assoc. Bersenbrück
 • Mayor Harald Kräuter (CDU)
 • Total 42.54 km2 (16.42 sq mi)
Elevation 37 m (121 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,315
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49593
Dialling codes 05439, 05462
Vehicle registration OS

Bersenbrück is a town in the district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Hase, approx. 30 km north of Osnabrück. Bersenbrück is the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bersenbrück.

Reggae Jam Festival[edit]

Bersenbrück is known for its annual reggae festival named Reggae Jam, featuring national and international artists. In 2014, the Reggae Jam celebrated its 20th anniversary and attracted more than 20.000 visitors.[2] Reggae Jam was repeatedly voted to be the most popular German reggae festival among readers of the Riddim magazine.[3]

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]