Schlangen

Schlangen is a municipality in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Schlangen has c. 9,000 inhabitants (2013) and exists in relative prosperity. The municipality lies only few kilometers from Detmold far away, at the edge of the sandy Sea and stretches to the south slope of the Teutoburger forest out to up to the heights of the mountain course.

Schlangen

Coat of arms
Location of Schlangen within Lippe district
Schlangen
Schlangen
Coordinates: 51°49′00″N 08°49′59″E
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictLippe
Government
  MayorUlrich Knorr (SPD)
Area
  Total75.97 km2 (29.33 sq mi)
Elevation
169 m (554 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total9,261
  Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
33189
Dialling codes05252
Vehicle registrationLIP
Websitewww.schlangen-online.de

Politics

The town councilor from queues consists of 26 advice women and councilmen.

Parties and voter communities %
2014
seats
2014
CDU Christian Democratic Union of Germany 36,68 10
SPD Social Democratic Party of Germany 43,80 11
FDP Free Democratic Party (Germany) 7,14 2
GRÜNE Alliance '90/The Greens 12,38 3
Total 100,0 26
Poll in % 63,1

(conditions: Local election 2014)

Sister cities

The following cities are twinned with Schlangen:[2]

References

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. "Ystävyyskunnat" (in Finnish). City of Viitasaari. Archived from the original on 2012-06-04. Retrieved 2012-06-01.
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