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Achim (Lower Saxony)

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Achim is a city and the biggest town in the district of Verden, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is located on the right bank of the Weser, approximately 17 kilometers northwest of Verden and 16 kilometers southeast of Bremen. In 2005, the population of the city was 30,110. Achim lies in a valley of the Weser. The area surrounding Achim is mainly moorland in its natural state. It has an elevation of 15 meters above sea level and an area of 65.1 square kilometers.
The first recorded mention of Achim came in 1091 as Arahem. The Badener Mountains are located in the town of Baden, which is a locality within Achim. The location is shaped by the Weser-Marsh to the west and the collection of sand dunes of up to 40 meters high and the Badener-Moorland to the east. A train station has existed in Achim since 1847. Achim lies on the track between Bremen and Hannover. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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