Detern is a municipality in the district of Leer, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Detern
Historic Ss. Stephen's and Bartholomew's Church
Historic Ss. Stephen's and Bartholomew's Church
Coat of arms of Detern
Coat of arms
Location of Detern within Leer district
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Detern is located in Germany
Detern
Detern
Detern is located in Lower Saxony
Detern
Detern
Coordinates: 53°14′N 7°38′E / 53.233°N 7.633°E / 53.233; 7.633Coordinates: 53°14′N 7°38′E / 53.233°N 7.633°E / 53.233; 7.633
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictLeer
Municipal assoc.Jümme
Government
 • MayorFranz-Gerhard Brakenhoff
Area
 • Total43.3 km2 (16.7 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,780
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
26847
Dialling codes0 49 57
Vehicle registrationLER
Websitewww.detern.de

The Battle of Detern was fought here in 1426.

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