Lathen

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Lathen
Coat of arms of Lathen
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Lathen   is located in Germany
Lathen
Lathen
Location of Lathen within Emsland district
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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
Government
 • Mayor Luise Redenius-Heber (CDU)
Area
 • Total 38.02 km2 (14.68 sq mi)
Elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,235
 • Density 160/km2 (420/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 the location of the Emsland Transrapid Test facility, a testing site for Transrapid maglev trains.

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