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Linden is one of three English names for the tree genus Tilia (also known as lime and basswood). Several of the common names for species within the Tilia genus have Linden in their names. They include:

  • American linden, a common name for Tilia americana
  • Large-leaved linden, a common name for Tilia platyphyllos
  • Little-leaf linden, a common name for Tilia cordata
  • Silver linden, a common name for Tilia tomentosa

Other trees include:

  • Viburnum linden, a common name for Viburnum dilatatum
  • Linden Oak, a white oak in Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Linden may also refer to:






  • Bochum-Linden, a district of the city of Bochum
  • Hohenlinden, also known as Linden, a community in the district of Ebersberg
  • Fohren-Linden, a municipality in Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Linden, Hesse, a town in the district of Gießen, Hessen
  • Linden, Kaiserslautern, a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Linden, Schleswig-Holstein, a municipality in the district Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein
  • Linden, Westerwaldkreis, a municipality in the district Westerwaldkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Linden-Limmer, a district of Hanover
  • Märkisch Linden, a municipality in Brandenburg
  • Staatsoper Unter den Linden, a common name for the Berlin State Opera
  • Unter den Linden (literally, "Under the Linden Trees"), a famous boulevard in Berlin


  • Linden, Guyana
  • Soesdyke-Linden Highway


  • Linden, North Brabant

New Zealand

  • Linden Railway Station

South Africa

  • Linden, Gauteng, a suburb of Johannesburg


  • Linden, Switzerland, a municipality in the canton of Bern
  • Lindenhof (Rapperswil), a hill-square in Rapperswil in the canton of St. Gallen
  • Lindenhof hill, a hill-square in Zürich in the canton of Zürich

United States

Historic houses

  • Linden (Glen Allan, Mississippi)
  • Linden (Natchez, Mississippi)
  • Linden (Champlain, Virginia)
  • Linden Place, Bristol, Rhode Island


  • Linden (given name)
  • Linden (surname)

Second Life

  • Linden Lab, creators of Second Life
  • Linden Dollar, the virtual currency used in Second Life


  • USS Linden (1860), American naval vessel
  • ST Linden, Kenyan tugboat

See also

  • The Lindens (disambiguation)
  • Linden Hall (disambiguation)
  • Linden House (disambiguation)
  • Linden High School (disambiguation)
  • Linden Lodge School for the Blind, London
  • Linden Park (disambiguation), several places
  • Lynden (disambiguation)
  • Lindon (disambiguation)
  • Lyndon (disambiguation)
  • Lindén

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