Sundern is a town in the Hochsauerland district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The name Sundern is common in Westphalia, as it means "ground given away for private usage" in the Westphalian dialect.
Townhall of Sundern
|• Mayor||Ralph Brodel (SPD)|
|• Total||192.86 km2 (74.46 sq mi)|
|Elevation||195-648 m (−1,931 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||02933, 02934, 02935, 02393, 02395, 02724|
Sundern is situated approximately 10 km (6 mi) south-west of Arnsberg. Around Sundern extends the nature park Homert which attracts tourists, many from the Netherlands. Winter tourism is also substantial, primarily in the municipality Wildewiese with its skiing area. The Sorpesee, an artificial lake, is used by watersportsmen, campers and fishermen.
Division of the townEdit
Sundern consists of 13 municipalities:
The main industries of Sundern are several domestic and industrial lighting companies, household appliances and packaging businesses. SEVERIN Elektrogeräte GmbH has its headquarters in Sundern.
Born in SundernEdit
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.