Arnsberg (region)

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Arnsberg
Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg
Regierungsbezirk
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the  Regierungsbezirk of Arnsberg
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Arnsberg
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Region seat Arnsberg
Area
 • Total 8,002.34 km2 (3,089.72 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 3,559,551
 • Density 440/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Website www.bezreg-arnsberg.nrw.de

Arnsberg is one of the five Regierungsbezirks of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the south-east of the country. It covers the Sauerland hills as well as the east part of the Ruhr area.

The region was founded in 1815 as a subdivision of the Prussian Province of Westphalia.

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Media related to Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°15′N 8°20′E / 51.25°N 8.33°E / 51.25; 8.33