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Haltern am See
New town hall
New town hall
Coat of arms of Haltern am See
Coat of arms
Haltern am See is located in Germany
Haltern am See
Haltern am See
Coordinates: 51°45′N 7°11′E / 51.750°N 7.183°E / 51.750; 7.183Coordinates: 51°45′N 7°11′E / 51.750°N 7.183°E / 51.750; 7.183
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Recklinghausen
 • Mayor Bodo Klimpel (CDU)
 • Total 158.34 km2 (61.14 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 37,266
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 45721
Dialling codes 02364 (Haltern am See), 02360 (Lippramsdorf)
Vehicle registration RE
Website www.haltern.de

Haltern (also: Haltern am See, Haltern at the lake) is a town and a municipality in the district of Recklinghausen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the Lippe and the Wesel–Datteln Canal, approx. 15 kilometres (9 miles) north of Recklinghausen.


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