Nordkirchen

Nordkirchen is a municipality in the district of Coesfeld, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Nordkirchen's most famous site is Schloss Nordkirchen, built in the 18th century for a local bishop and known as the Versailles of Westphalia, as it is the largest residence in that part of Germany. Nordkirchen is known as location of a transmission site for medium wave for transmitting the program of Deutschlandfunk, the Nordkirchen transmitter.

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Coat of arms of Nordkirchen
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Location of Nordkirchen within Coesfeld district
North Rhine-WestphaliaRecklinghausen (district)Unna (district)HammBorken (district)Steinfurt (district)MünsterWarendorf (district)OlfenRosendahlSendenBillerbeckDülmenAschebergHavixbeckCoesfeldNottulnLüdinghausenNordkirchenNordkirchen in COE.svg
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Nordkirchen is located in Germany
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Nordkirchen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
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Nordkirchen
Coordinates: 51°44′17″N 7°31′32″E / 51.73806°N 7.52556°E / 51.73806; 7.52556Coordinates: 51°44′17″N 7°31′32″E / 51.73806°N 7.52556°E / 51.73806; 7.52556
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictCoesfeld
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorDietmar Bergmann
Area
 • Total52.432 km2 (20.244 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,111
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
59394
Dialling codes0 25 96
Vehicle registrationCOE
Websitewww.nordkirchen.de
Nordkirchen Church St. Mauritius

MayorEdit

The mayor is Dietmar Bergmann (SPD). He was elected in 2009 and reelected in 2014.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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