Petershagen is a town in the Minden-Lübbecke district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It lies on the Westphalian Mill Route.

Petershagen
Coat of arms of Petershagen
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Location of Petershagen within Minden-Lübbecke district
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Petershagen is located in Germany
Petershagen
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Petershagen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Petershagen
Petershagen
Coordinates: 52°23′N 8°58′E / 52.383°N 8.967°E / 52.383; 8.967Coordinates: 52°23′N 8°58′E / 52.383°N 8.967°E / 52.383; 8.967
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictMinden-Lübbecke
Subdivisions29
Government
 • MayorDieter Blume (CDU)
Area
 • Total212 km2 (82 sq mi)
Elevation
41 m (135 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total25,168
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
32469
Dialling codes05707
Vehicle registrationMI
Websitewww.petershagen.de

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GeographyEdit

Petershagen is situated on the river Weser, approx. 10 km north-east of Minden.

Neighbouring municipalitiesEdit

Division of the townEdit

 
Divisions of Petershagen

The town of Petershagen consists of 29 districts:

  • Bierde
  • Buchholz
  • Döhren
  • Eldagsen
  • Friedewalde
  • Frille
  • Gorspen-Vahlsen
  • Großenheerse
  • Hävern
  • Heimsen
  • Ilse
  • Ilserheide
  • Ilvese
  • Jössen
  • Petershagen-Lahde
  • Maaslingen
  • Meßlingen
  • Neuenknick
  • Ovenstädt
  • Petershagen (city center)
  • Quetzen
  • Raderhorst
  • Rosenhagen
  • Schlüsselburg
  • Seelenfeld
  • Südfelde
  • Wasserstraße
  • Wietersheim
  • Windheim

International relationsEdit

Petershagen is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

The following persons were born in Petershagen:

 
Wilhelm Normann in 1905

ReferencesEdit

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

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