Sögel is a municipality in the Emsland district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Sögel is most known for the Clemenswerth Palace, a hunting lodge built 1737-1749 by Johann Conrad Schlaun for Elector Clemens August.
|• Mayor||Heiner Wellenbrock (CDU)|
|• Total||55.2 km2 (21.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||35 m (115 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Dialling codes||0 59 52|
Born in SögelEdit
- Wilhelm Röpke (1873-1945), surgeon in Wuppertal, president of the German Society of Surgery
- Bernhard Rakers (1905-1980), Nazi war criminal
Died in SögelEdit
World War IIEdit
Much of the centre of Sögel was deliberately destroyed by the Canadian Army after the town was captured in April 1945.