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Coat of arms of Osnabrück
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Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
63 m (207 ft)
 • Total 163,357
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49074 – 49090
Dialling codes 0541
Vehicle registration OS

Osnabrück is a city in Germany in the state of Lower Saxony. It is around 1,200 years old. The castle dates back to the 19th century. The city was founded by Charlemagne. It has about 165,000 inhabitants, and is twinned with Derby, UK, as well as five other cities around Europe.

Osnabrück is in the south of the state, on the border with North Rhine-Westphalia. It shares an airport with the neighbouring city of Münster which is in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the only German city in a national park.

It is known as the City of Peace.

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