Spelle is a municipality in the Emsland district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km southeast of Lingen, and 10 km north of Rheine.

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Coat of arms of Spelle
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Location of Spelle within Emsland district
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Spelle is located in Germany
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Spelle is located in Lower Saxony
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Coordinates: 52°22′N 07°28′E / 52.367°N 7.467°E / 52.367; 7.467Coordinates: 52°22′N 07°28′E / 52.367°N 7.467°E / 52.367; 7.467
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictEmsland
Municipal assoc.Spelle
Government
 • MayorGeorg Holtkötter (CDU)
Area
 • Total34.2 km2 (13.2 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,511
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
48480
Dialling codes0 59 77
Vehicle registrationEL
Websitewww.spelle.de

Spelle is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Spelle.

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