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Verden (district)

Verden is a Kreis (district) in the centre of Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated to the east of Bremen. Area 788 km², population 133,300 (2001). The district's capital is Verden.

The Aller river enters the district in the east and joins the Weser in the centre of the district. In the north the Wmme river has its source. The western half of the district is occupied by suburbs in the Bremen metropolitan area, e.g. the town of Achim.