Cloppenburg

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Cloppenburg
Coat of arms of Cloppenburg
Cloppenburg is located in Germany
Cloppenburg
Coordinates 52°50′52″N 08°02′38″E / 52.84778°N 8.04389°E / 52.84778; 8.04389
Administration
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Cloppenburg
Mayor Wolfgang Wiese (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 70.62 km2 (27.27 sq mi)
Elevation 39 m  (128 ft)
Population 31,976  (30 June 2006)
 - Density 453 /km2 (1,173 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate CLP
Postal code 49661
Area code 04471
Website www.cloppenburg.de

Cloppenburg is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany, capital of Cloppenburg District. It lies some 38 km (23.6 mi) south-south-west of Oldenburg in the Weser-Ems region between Bremen and the Dutch border. The town is a centre for the largely agricultural region of southern Oldenburg.

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