Harsewinkel is a town in Gütersloh District in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It lies on the river Ems, some 15 km north-west of Gütersloh.

Harsewinkel
St. Lucia Catholic Church in Harsewinkel
St. Lucia Catholic Church in Harsewinkel
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Coat of arms of Harsewinkel
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Location of Harsewinkel within Gütersloh district
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Harsewinkel is located in Germany
Harsewinkel
Harsewinkel
Harsewinkel is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Harsewinkel
Harsewinkel
Coordinates: 51°58′00″N 08°13′59″E / 51.96667°N 8.23306°E / 51.96667; 8.23306Coordinates: 51°58′00″N 08°13′59″E / 51.96667°N 8.23306°E / 51.96667; 8.23306
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictGütersloh
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorSabine Amsbeck-Dopheide (SPD)
Area
 • Total100.12 km2 (38.66 sq mi)
Elevation
56-79 m (−203 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total25,147
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
33428
Dialling codes05247
Vehicle registrationGT
Websitewww.harsewinkel.de

It is the home and domicile of Europe's leading combine harvester manufacturer CLAAS, which is a major employer in the town.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.