Place:Siegen, Westfalen, Preußen, Germany

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NameSiegen
TypeCity
Coordinates50.867°N 8.033°E
Located inWestfalen, Preußen, Germany
Also located inSiegen-Wittgenstein, Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany     (800 - )
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Siegen is a city in Germany, in the south Westphalian part of North Rhine-Westphalia.

It is located in the district of Siegen-Wittgenstein in the Arnsberg region. The university town (14,100 students in the 2010–2011 winter semester) is the district seat, and is ranked as a "higher centre" in the South Westphalian urban agglomeration.

In 1975, in the process of municipal reforms and amalgamations, Siegen's population exceeded the 100,000 mark.

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