Altenbeken

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Altenbeken
View of Altenbeken
View of Altenbeken
Altenbeken is located in Germany
Altenbeken
Altenbeken
Coordinates: 51°46′N 8°56′E / 51.767°N 8.933°E / 51.767; 8.933Coordinates: 51°46′N 8°56′E / 51.767°N 8.933°E / 51.767; 8.933
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Paderborn
Subdivisions 3
Government
 • Mayor Hans Jürgen Wessels (SPD)
Area
 • Total 76.22 km2 (29.43 sq mi)
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,177
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 33182–33184
Dialling codes 0 52 55
Vehicle registration PB
Website www.altenbeken.de

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

Geography[edit]

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[edit]

Altenbeken consists of the following 3 districts

  • Altenbeken
  • Buke
  • Schwaney

International relations[edit]

Altenbeken is twinned with:

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