Salzbergen is a municipality in the Emsland district, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Ems, approx. 25 km south of Lingen, and 10 km northwest of Rheine.

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Coat of arms of Salzbergen
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Location of Salzbergen within Emsland district
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Salzbergen is located in Germany
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Salzbergen is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°19′28″N 07°20′53″E / 52.32444°N 7.34806°E / 52.32444; 7.34806Coordinates: 52°19′28″N 07°20′53″E / 52.32444°N 7.34806°E / 52.32444; 7.34806
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictEmsland
Government
 • MayorAndreas Kaiser (CDU)
Area
 • Total53.31 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,776
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
48499
Dialling codes05976
Vehicle registrationEL
Websitewww.salzbergen.de
Salzbergen, church: Kirche Sankt Cyriakus

It has the oldest oil refinery in the world, opened in 1860.

Salzbergen station is on the Emsland Railway.

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