Place:Weener, Hannover, Preußen, Germany

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NameWeener
TypeTown
Coordinates53.183°N 7.35°E
Located inHannover, Preußen, Germany
Also located inLeer, Weser-Ems, Niedersachsen, Germany    
Contained Places
Unknown
Diele
Dielerheide
Midlum
Weenermoor
Weiler
Tweehusen
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Weener 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.

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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