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German location
StateLower Saxony
DistrictKreisfreie Stadt
BrgermeisterBoris Pistorius
Basic statistics
Area (km2)119.80
Elevation (m)63
Pop. Metro272674
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateOS
Postal code49074 49090
Area code0541

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Osnabrück (-deɔsnaˈbʁʏk; Low German: Ossenbrügge) is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany, some 80 km NNE of Dortmund, 45 km NE of Münster, and some 100 km due west of Hanover. It lies in a valley penned between the Wiehen Hills and the northern tip of the Teutoburg Forest. As of December 31, 2010, its population was 164,119, making it the third-largest city in Lower Saxony.

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