Werther, North Rhine-Westphalia
Werther is a town in the district of Gütersloh in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located near the Teutoburg Forest, approximately 10 km north-west of Bielefeld. It is best known for the Werther's Original caramel sweets, which are, however, produced in the nearby city of Halle today. Werther has one Hauptschule, one Gesamtschule and one Gymnasium, which has an exchange partnership with a small school in Yarm called Yarm School, an independent school, for many years.
Protestant St. Jacobi Church in town centre of Werther (Westf.)
|• Mayor||Marion Weike (SPD)|
|• Total||35.31 km2 (13.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||316 m (1,037 ft)|
|• Density||320/km2 (830/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
- August Oberwelland, entrepreneur, company founder
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
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