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Lage
Coat of arms of Lage
Lage is located in Germany
Lage
Coordinates 51°58′0″N 8°48′0″E / 51.966667°N 8.8°E / 51.966667; 8.8
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Lippe
Mayor Christian Liebrecht (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 76.02 km2 (29.35 sq mi)
Elevation 103 m  (338 ft)
Population 35,850  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 472 /km2 (1,221 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate LIP
Postal codes 32779–32791
Area code 05232
Website www.lage.de
Location of Lage within Lippe district
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Lage is a town in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen), Germany, approximatively 8 km northwest of Detmold. It has c. 36,000 inhabitants. The coat of arms of Lage depicts a farmer's plough. The town is not far from the Teutoburg Forest (German: Teutoburger Wald).

The town is twinned with Horsham in the United Kingdom.

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

German

Etymology

From the verb liegen

Noun

Lage f

  1. situation
  2. thickness (layer)

Simple English

Lage

Lage
Coordinates 51°58′0″N 8°48′0″E / 51.966667°N 8.8°E / 51.966667; 8.8
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Lippe
Mayor Christian Liebrecht (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 76.02 km2 (29.35 sq mi)
Elevation 103 m  (338 ft)
Population 35,850  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 472 /km2 (1,221 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate LIP
Postal codes 32779–32791
Area code 05232
Website www.lage.de
Location of Lage within Lippe district

Lage is a city in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, approximatively 8 km northwest of Detmold. It has about 36,000 inhabitants.

Twin Towns

The town is twinned with

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