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Emden - DE942

EU regions: Germany > Lower Saxony > Weser-Ems Government Region > Emden


map of Emden DE942
coat of arms Emden DE942
indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2017213
number of inhabitants202049 913
population density2019459.2
old-age dependency ratio202033.2

* more on wikidata Q4174 * on OpenStreetMap * Emden slovensky: DE942

demographic pyramid DE942 Emden

From wikipedia:

Emden (German: [ɛmdn̩]) is an independent city and seaport in Lower Saxony in the northwest of Germany, on the river Ems. It is the main city of the region of East Frisia and, in 2011, had a total population of 51,528.

History

The exact founding date of Emden is unknown, but it has existed at least since the 8th century. Older names for Emden are Amuthon, Embda, Emda, Embden and Embderland. Town privilege and the town's coat of arms, the Engelke up de Muer (The Little Angel on the Wall) was granted by Emperor Maximilian I in 1495.

In the 16th century, Emden briefly became an important centre for the Protestant Reformation under the rule of Countess Anna von Oldenburg who was determined to find a religious „third way" between Lutheranism and Catholicism. In 1542 she invited the Polish noble John Laski (or Joahannes a Lasco) to become pastor of a Protestant church at Emden; and for 7 years he continued to spread the new religion around the area of East Frisia. However, in 1549 following pressure from the Emperor Charles V, the Countess was forced to ask Laski to leave for England and the experiment came to an end. Nevertheless, the legacy was important for the reformation in the Netherlands.

Emden was a very rich city during the 17th century, due to large numbers of Dutch immigrants such as Diederik Jansz.

other: Weser-Ems Government Region, Osnabrück, Ammerland, Cloppenburg, Friesland, Oldenburg, Aurich, County of Bentheim, Emsland, Leer, Oldenburg, Vechta, Emden, Osnabrück, Wittmund, Delmenhorst, Wilhelmshaven, Wesermarsch

neighbours: Aurich, Leer


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE942

Current statistics

January 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 232839, of which 83593 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.5 % (3.1 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.3 % (11.8 %), Rimavská Sobota 21.7 % (12.7 %), Kežmarok 20.2 % (10.0 %), Rožňava 18.1 % (9.7 %), Vranov nad Topľou 17.5 % (8.8 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.0 %, Bratislava I 4.2 %, Hlohovec 4.4 %, Ilava 4.6 %, Trenčín 4.7 %