Lippetal

Lippetal is a municipality in the district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Lippetal
St. Anna chapel in Nordwald
St. Anna chapel in Nordwald
Coat of arms of Lippetal
Coat of arms
Location of Lippetal within Soest district
North Rhine-WestphaliaPaderborn (district)Soest (district)Warendorf (district)HammUnna (district)Märkischer KreisHochsauerlandkreisSoestEnseWelverAnröchteLippstadtWerlGesekeLippetalBad SassendorfRüthenWickedeWarsteinErwitteMöhneseeLippetal in SO.svg
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Lippetal is located in Germany
Lippetal
Lippetal
Lippetal is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Lippetal
Lippetal
Coordinates: 51°38′59″N 08°04′59″E / 51.64972°N 8.08306°E / 51.64972; 8.08306Coordinates: 51°38′59″N 08°04′59″E / 51.64972°N 8.08306°E / 51.64972; 8.08306
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictSoest
Government
 • MayorMatthias Lürbke (Ind.)
 • Governing partiesCDU
Area
 • Total126.58 km2 (48.87 sq mi)
Highest elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Lowest elevation
69 m (226 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,894
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
59510
Dialling codes02923 (Herzfeld)
02527 (Lippborg)
Vehicle registrationSO
Websitewww.lippetal.de

GeographyEdit

Lippetal is located north and south of the river Lippe between the cities of Lippstadt (15 km) and Hamm (10 km). Lippetal is situated at the northern boundary of the Soester Börde, south of the river Lippe and the southern Münsterland in north of the river. The river Lippe flows from east to the west through the municipality.

 
Windmill

Division of the municipalityEdit

There are eleven villages in Lippetal:

  • Brockhausen
  • Heintrop-Büninghausen
  • Herzfeld
  • Hultrop
  • Hovestadt
  • Krewinkel-Wiltrop

Neighbouring PlacesEdit

HistoryEdit

The municipality Lippetal was created by administrative reorganization in 1969. Lippetal was made with eleven villages from three different districts.

The villages are mostly old Saxon settlements. The villages Oestinghausen and Lippborg were first mentioned in 1189, Hovestadt in 1213, and the place of pilgrimage Herzfeld in a document in 786.

PersonalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2019" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 17 June 2020.

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