Apen (Low German: Aap) is a municipality in the district of Ammerland, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Apen
Town hall in Apen
Town hall in Apen
Coat of arms of Apen
Coat of arms
Location of Apen within Ammerland district
WesermarschBad ZwischenahnEdewechtApenWesterstedeRastedeWiefelstedeAmmerlandLower SaxonyCloppenburg (district)OldenburgOldenburg (district)Leer (district)Friesland (district)Apen in WST.svg
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Apen is located in Germany
Apen
Apen
Apen is located in Lower Saxony
Apen
Apen
Coordinates: 53°13′17″N 07°48′35″E / 53.22139°N 7.80972°E / 53.22139; 7.80972Coordinates: 53°13′17″N 07°48′35″E / 53.22139°N 7.80972°E / 53.22139; 7.80972
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAmmerland
Subdivisions9 districts
Government
 • MayorMatthias Huber (SPD)
Area
 • Total76.83 km2 (29.66 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,600
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
26689
Dialling codes04489
Vehicle registrationWST
Websitewww.apen.de

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