Gehlenbeck

Gehlenbeck is a village in the East Westphalian borough of Lübbecke in the county of Minden-Lübbecke in North Germany. The former clustered village (Haufendorf) is the second most populous village today in the borough. A stream flows through the village, the Gehle Beke (High German: gelber Bach; English: "Yellow Brook"), that once gave its name to the village. The village's parish has an area of around 11 km². With 297 inhabitants per km² Gehlenbeck is rather less densely settled than the borough of Lübbecke (398 people/km²).

Gehlenbeck
Ortsteil of Lübbecke
Location of Gehlenbeck within Lübbecke
Gehlenbeck in Lübbecke.svg
Gehlenbeck is located in Germany
Gehlenbeck
Gehlenbeck
Gehlenbeck is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Gehlenbeck
Gehlenbeck
Coordinates: 52°18′37″N 8°38′54″E / 52.31028°N 8.64833°E / 52.31028; 8.64833Coordinates: 52°18′37″N 8°38′54″E / 52.31028°N 8.64833°E / 52.31028; 8.64833
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
DistrictMinden-Lübbecke
TownLübbecke
Area
 • Total11.13 km2 (4.30 sq mi)
Highest elevation
288 m (945 ft)
Lowest elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2007-12-31)
 • Total3,310
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
32312
Dialling codes05741

ReferencesEdit

LiteratureEdit

  • Werner Fabis: Gehlenbeck - Ein Dorf im Spiegel der Geschichte. Herausgeber: Heimatverein Gehlenbeck e. V.

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