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Weener

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Country  Germany
District  Leer
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Population  15,676 (31 Dec 2008)
Postal code  26826
State  Lower Saxony
Elevation  5 m (16 ft)
Postal codes  26826
Local time  Sunday 8:45 PM
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Weather  16°C, Wind S at 10 km/h, 52% Humidity
Points of interest  Organeum, Heimatverein Rheiderland, Emsauen zwischen Herbrum

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Weener ( [ˈveːnɐ]) is a town in the district of Leer, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Netherlands, on the river Ems, approx. 10 km southwest of Leer, and 25 km southeast of Emden. Near Diele, there is a 380 kV-substation, where since 2009 HVDC BorWin1, the first HVDC running to an offshore windpark in Germany runs.

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Map of Weener, Germany

The city was first mentioned in a monastery's records in 951.

South of Weener, there is the 380kV-Ems-Overhead Powerline Crossing.

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Division of the town

The town of Weener consists of 9 districts:

  • Weener
  • Kirchborgum
  • Diele
  • Vellage / Halte
  • Stapelmoor
  • Holthusen
  • Weenermoor / Möhlenwarf
  • St. Georgiwold
  • Beschotenweg
  • Neighbouring communities

    In the district of Leer:

  • Bunde
  • Leer
  • Jemgum
  • Westoverledingen
  • In the district of Emsland:

  • Papenburg
  • Rhede
  • Mayor

    Wilhelm Dreesmann has been the mayor of Weener since Nov. 1, 2006. He won 51.9% of the votes.

    Town Council

    The last election to the town council took place in 2006:

  • SPD = 53,0%, 17 seats
  • CDU = 19,6%, 6 seats
  • UWG = 19,0%, 6 seats
  • Grüne = 5,6%, 2 seats
  • FDP = 1,9%, 1 seat
  • Two members of the SPD group have split and form a single group in the council today.

    International relations

    Weener is twinned with:=

  • Eurajoki in Finland
  • Les Pieux in France
  • Demographics

    Always on December, 31.

  • 1980 - 14.115
  • 1985 - 14.245
  • 1990 - 14.320
  • 1995 - 14.831
  • 2000 - 15.338
  • 2001 - 15.406
  • 2002 - 15.534
  • 2003 - 15.625
  • 2004 - 15.666
  • 2005 - 15.602
  • References

    Weener Wikipedia


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