Merzen is a municipality in the district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is known for its cheap lodging and historic charm. The largest employer is Setca Elektronik, which manufactures solar equipment.

Merzen
Coat of arms of Merzen
Coat of arms
Location of Merzen within Osnabrück district
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Merzen is located in Germany
Merzen
Merzen
Merzen is located in Lower Saxony
Merzen
Merzen
Coordinates: 52°28′42″N 7°49′52″E / 52.47833°N 7.83111°E / 52.47833; 7.83111Coordinates: 52°28′42″N 7°49′52″E / 52.47833°N 7.83111°E / 52.47833; 7.83111
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictOsnabrück
Municipal assoc.Neuenkirchen
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorGregor Schröder (CDU)
Area
 • Total52.94 km2 (20.44 sq mi)
Elevation
86 m (282 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,859
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49586
Dialling codes05466
Vehicle registrationOS
Websitewww.merzen.de

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