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Coordinates: 52°36′26″N 8°22′16″E / 52.60722°N 8.37111°E / 52.60722; 8.37111Coordinates: 52°36′26″N 8°22′16″E / 52.60722°N 8.37111°E / 52.60722; 8.37111
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Diepholz
  Mayor Dr. Thomas Schulze
  Total 104.45 km2 (40.33 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 16,692
  Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49356
Dialling codes 0 54 41
Vehicle registration DH
Website www.stadt-diepholz.de

Diepholz (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːphɔlts]; Low German: Deefholt) is a town and capital of the district of Diepholz in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the rivers Hunte and Lohne, approximately 45 km northeast of Osnabrück, and 60 km southwest of Bremen.

It was the capital of the sovereign County of Diepholz and the principal seat of the Noble Lords, later Counts, of Diepholz.

Notable people

Notable people associated with Diepholz include:

See also


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