Kirchlengern

Kirchlengern is a municipality in the district of Herford, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Kirchlengern
Town hall

Coat of arms
Location of Kirchlengern within Herford district
Kirchlengern
Kirchlengern
Coordinates: 52°12′00″N 08°37′59″E
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictHerford
Subdivisions7
Government
  MayorRüdiger Meier (CDU)
Area
  Total33.78 km2 (13.04 sq mi)
Elevation
53 m (174 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total16,029
  Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
32278
Dialling codes05223 (Bünde)
Vehicle registrationHF
Websitewww.kirchlengern.de

Geography

Kirchlengern is situated on the river Else, approx. 10 km north of Herford.

Neighbouring places

Division of the municipality

The municipality is divided in 7 districts:

  1. Häver (1,900 inhabitants)
  2. Kirchlengern (6,051 inhabitants)
  3. Klosterbauerschaft (2,568 inhabitants)
  4. Quernheim (1,549 inhabitants)
  5. Rehmerloh (203 inhabitants)
  6. Stift Quernheim (1,668 inhabitants)
  7. Südlengern (3,154 inhabitants)

Mayors

  • since 2004: Rüdiger Meier (CDU)
  • 1999-2004: Werner Helmke (SPD)


Notable Persons

  • 1821, Tönies Wellensiek, †1903
  • 1833, Ernst Heinrich Lindemann, †1900
  • 1901, Rudolf Bäumer †25. September 1973
  • 1911, August Wilhelm Torweihe †1994
  • 1923, Werner Diestelhorst
  • 1924, Hellmuth Buddenberg, †2003
  • 1942, Gunter Gabriel
  • 1953, Jürgen Klute
  • 1953, Reinhard Göhner
  • 1958, Elke Kruse
  • 1963, Hermann Menninghaus
  • 1983, Gerrit Hahn
  • 1984, David Odonkor
  • 1988, Chrissy Kütemann
  • 1989, Oliver Schaffer
  • 1989, Shane Saxton

References


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