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Diepholzer schloss.jpg
Coat of arms of Diepholz
Coat of arms
Diepholz  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°36′26″N 8°22′16″E / 52.60722°N 8.37111°E / 52.60722; 8.37111Coordinates: 52°36′26″N 8°22′16″E / 52.60722°N 8.37111°E / 52.60722; 8.37111
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Diepholz
 • Mayor Dr. Thomas Schulze
 • Total 104.45 km2 (40.33 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,692
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49356
Dialling codes 0 54 41
Vehicle registration DH
Website www.stadt-diepholz.de

Diepholz (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːphɔlts]) is a town and capital of the district of Diepholz in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the rivers Hunte and Lohne, approximately 45 km northeast of Osnabrück, and 60 km southwest of Bremen.

It was the capital of the sovereign County of Diepholz and the principal seat of the Noble Lords, later Counts, of Diepholz.

Notable people[edit]

Notable people associated with Diepholz include:

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