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Germany is located in Central Europe and it shares borders with Denmark in the North, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France in the West, Austria and Switzerland in the South and Poland and the Czech Republic in the East. The North Sea and the Baltic Sea represent additional National Borders in the North. The official language of Germany is German and Berlin is the capital.
Lingen is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is located in the southern part of the Emsland district, bordering Nordrhein-Westfalen to the south and the Netherlands to the west. The population of the city as of 2005 was 51,318 people. The area of the city is 176.15 square kilometers with a population density of 291 square kilometers. The city is elevated at about 32 meters from above the sea-level. Lingen was first mentioned in medieval times. More recently Lingen is well known for its nuclear industry, but also for its beautiful nature alongside the river Ems.
Lingen, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origin back to prehistoric times.

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