Sassenberg is a town in the district of Warendorf, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km north-east of Warendorf and 30 km east of Münster.

Sassenberg
Sassenberg-Füchtorf
Sassenberg-Füchtorf
Coat of arms of Sassenberg
Coat of arms
Location of Sassenberg within Warendorf district
North Rhine-WestphaliaPaderborn (district)Soest (district)Unna (district)HammGütersloh (district)Coesfeld (district)MünsterSteinfurt (district)Lower SaxonyDrensteinfurtWarendorfEverswinkelEnnigerlohOeldeAhlenWaderslohBeelenBeckumSendenhorstTelgteSassenbergOstbevernSassenberg in WAF.svg
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Sassenberg is located in Germany
Sassenberg
Sassenberg
Sassenberg is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Sassenberg
Sassenberg
Coordinates: 51°59′23″N 8°02′27″E / 51.98972°N 8.04083°E / 51.98972; 8.04083Coordinates: 51°59′23″N 8°02′27″E / 51.98972°N 8.04083°E / 51.98972; 8.04083
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictWarendorf
Government
 • MayorJosef Uphoff (CDU)
Area
 • Total78.08 km2 (30.15 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total14,260
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
48336
Dialling codes02583 (Sassenberg)
05426 (Füchtorf)
Vehicle registrationWAF
Websitewww.sassenberg.de

HistoryEdit

On July 1, 1969 the municipalities Dackmar, Füchtorf and Gröblingen were incorporated.

Notable peopleEdit

 
Levin Schücking



 
Harkotten Castle

ReferencesEdit

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