Rödinghausen

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

Rödinghausen
Lutheran Church of St. Bartholomäus in Rödinghausen

Coat of arms
Location of Rödinghausen within Herford district
Rödinghausen
Rödinghausen
Coordinates: 52°15′0″N 8°28′0″E
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictHerford
Subdivisions5
Government
  MayorErnst-Wilhelm Vortmeyer (SPD)
Area
  Total36.27 km2 (14.00 sq mi)
Elevation
135 m (443 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total9,784
  Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
32289
Dialling codes05746 (Norden),
05226 (Bruchmühlen, southeast),
05223 (Bünde, southwest)
Vehicle registrationHF
Websitewww.roedinghausen.de

Geography

Rödinghausen is situated on the southern slope of the Wiehengebirge, approx. 20 km north-west of Herford and 25 km north of Bielefeld.

Neighbouring municipalities

Division of the municipality

Rödinghausen consists of 5 villages:

  • Bieren (1,299 inhabitants)
  • Bruchmühlen (3,378 inhabitants); (named Westkilver until 1969)
  • Ostkilver (1,876 inhabitants)
  • Rödinghausen (1,644 inhabitants)
  • Schwenningdorf (2,356 inhabitants)

Mayors

  • since 2004 Ernst-Wilhelm Vortmeyer (* 1954) (SPD)
  • 1999-2004: Kurt Vogt (SPD)
  • 1969-1998 Günter Oberpenning (SPD)

References

Media related to Rödinghausen at Wikimedia Commons

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