Altenbeken

Altenbeken (German pronunciation: [altənˈbeːkən]) is a municipality in the district of Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Altenbeken
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Location of Altenbeken within Paderborn district
Altenbeken
Altenbeken
Coordinates: 51°46′N 8°56′E
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictPaderborn
Subdivisions3
Government
  MayorHans Jürgen Wessels (SPD)
Area
  Total76.22 km2 (29.43 sq mi)
Elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total9,147
  Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
33182–33184
Dialling codes0 52 55
Vehicle registrationPB
Websitewww.altenbeken.de

Geography

Altenbeken is situated in the Eggegebirge, approx. 15 km northeast of Paderborn. To the west of the town is the Altenbeken Viaduct, a railway bridge that spans the Beke valley.

Division of the municipality

Altenbeken consists of the following 3 districts

  • Altenbeken
  • Buke
  • Schwaney

International relations

Altenbeken is twinned with:

References

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