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Where is Emden?

The German town of Emden is a seaport at the Dollart Bay in Lower Saxony, it is the biggest town of East Frisia. Emden is home to 49,900 people and it is the most western seaport in Germany. The harbour of Emden is about 38 sea miles from the famous island of Borkum. Knock is both the most western point of Emden and the most south-western point of the East Frisian peninsula.

How large is Emden?

Emden is the biggest town of East Frisia and covers an area of 112.36 km². The cities of Oldenburg, Bremen, Groningen, and Wilhelmshaven are nearby.

How is the weather in Emden?

Lower Saxony enjoys a temperate climate that is strongly influenced by the Atlantic Sea. The weather in the summer is pleasant but changeable, while the winter is cold but not too cold with temperatures mostly above zero. The rather rough weather at the North Sea attracts many visitors seeking calm and peace. Check out our live web cam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend in Borkum.

What to do in Emden?

The town of Emden features a wide array of leisure activities suitable for families, nature, culture, or sports enthusiasts. People from all over Europe come and visit East Frisia all year round to relax and re-energise. Water sports buffs will be thrilled by “Steg am Nordseestrand” beach, only 16km from Emden, boasting hiking trail and restaurant with stunning view to the North Sea. East Frisia, its beaches and coastlines are perfect for outdoor sports such as kite surfing, surfing, swimming, sailing and lots more. The people of Emden are real cycling enthusiasts, and the cycle trail network is well developed, also including the neighbouring communities: North Sea Cycle Route, International Dollard Route and Dortmund-Ems-Channel-Route. From budget, camping ground and apartment to boutique and five-star hotel, there's accommodation to suit every taste. Emden features many restaurants, inns and snack bars offering local delicacies. Do you want to see more of Emden? Check out our live web cam!