Heiden, Germany

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Heiden
Coat of arms of Heiden
Coat of arms
Heiden is located in Germany
Heiden
Heiden
Coordinates: 51°49′33″N 06°55′59″E / 51.82583°N 6.93306°E / 51.82583; 6.93306Coordinates: 51°49′33″N 06°55′59″E / 51.82583°N 6.93306°E / 51.82583; 6.93306
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Borken
Subdivisions 3
Government
 • Mayor Heiner Buß
Area
 • Total 53.39 km2 (20.61 sq mi)
Elevation 79 m (259 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,050
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 46359
Dialling codes 02867
Vehicle registration BOR
Website www.heiden.de

Heiden is a municipality in the district of Borken in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located approximately 5 km east of Borken. The three districts are called Leblich, Dorfbauernschaft and Nordick. In Leblich there were many windmills built in the last 8 years. 2006 the German president Horst Köhler visited Heiden because of the factory Entrup-Haselbach, which sells deep-frozen bakery products. The catholic Reverend since 2003 is Peter Schneiders.

The City Centre (4th district) is called Ortskern by the native inhabitants.

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