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City of Weener (Ems)

The city of Weener is situated in the Northern German lowlands on the bank of river Ems. First mentioned in 951 in a monastery`s records, it looks back a history of more than 1000 years.In 1230, the Georg`s church was built on Weener`s highest elevation. This church has an organ built by the famous organ builder Arp Schnitger. Visit our "Organeum" to learn about many famous organs around this area.

In former times Weener was an important port for trading agricultural products an peat. After the decline of sailing vessels the port`s importance diminished significantly. Today the sailing vessels have been replaced by leisure sailboats an yachts coming to our marina
Weener`s old part of town is characterized by houses built in the 18 th and 19 th century. In 1973, Weener and several villages of the vicinity merged to make the new city of today which has more than 15000 inhabitants.