Delbrück (German pronunciation: [ˈdɛlbʁʏk]) is a town in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the district Paderborn.

Delbrück
Town centre of Delbrück
Town centre of Delbrück
Flag of Delbrück
Flag
Coat of arms of Delbrück
Coat of arms
Location of Delbrück within Paderborn district
North Rhine-WestphaliaHesseHochsauerlandkreisSoest (district)Gütersloh (district)Höxter (district)Lippe (district)Bad LippspringePaderbornHövelhofLichtenauBad WünnenbergAltenbekenSalzkottenBürenBorchenDelbrückDelbrück in PB.svg
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Delbrück is located in Germany
Delbrück
Delbrück
Delbrück is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Delbrück
Delbrück
Coordinates: 51°46′00″N 08°34′00″E / 51.76667°N 8.56667°E / 51.76667; 8.56667Coordinates: 51°46′00″N 08°34′00″E / 51.76667°N 8.56667°E / 51.76667; 8.56667
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictPaderborn
Subdivisions10
Government
 • MayorWerner Peitz (Ind.)
Area
 • Total157.26 km2 (60.72 sq mi)
Elevation
77-114 m (−297 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total31,949
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
33129
Dialling codes05250
02944 Westenholz
05294 Steinhorst
Vehicle registrationPB
Websitewww.stadt-delbrueck.de

HistoryEdit

The first document[specify] mentioning the town dates to 1219. In 1410, the town was destroyed by fire during a conflict between the bishop of Paderborn and the bishop of Cologne.

SubdivisionsEdit

Subdivisions Population[2]
(30 June 2011)
Area
(in km²)
 
Anreppen 1,336 9.89
Bentfeld 1,358 8.09
Boke 2,592 16.12
Delbrück 11,417 20.40
Hagen[note 1] 2,389 18.56
Lippling[note 2] 2,143 15.48
Ostenland 3,025 21.80
Schöning[note 2] 1,292 7.08
Steinhorst[note 2] 769 8,15
Westenholz 3,693 31.75
Total 30,014 157.32

MayorsEdit

  • Robert Oelsmeier (CSU): 1999-2009
  • Werner Peitz (independent) since 2009

PersonalitiesEdit

  • Albert Florath (1888-1957), official advisor in Delbrück and worked in the Poor, Church and School Department as well as in the police department.
  • Martin Amedick (born 1982), football player
  • Dennis Eilhoff (born 1982), football player

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Hagen comprises Nordhagen and Sudhagen
  2. ^ a b c Lippling, Schöning, and Steinhorst were subdivisions of the former municipality of Westerloh

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ Delbrück City Council: Citizens brochure for Delbrück 2011-12

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