Kirchlengern

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Kirchlengern
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Kirchlengern
Coat of arms
Kirchlengern is located in Germany
Kirchlengern
Kirchlengern
Coordinates: 52°12′00″N 08°37′59″E / 52.20000°N 8.63306°E / 52.20000; 8.63306Coordinates: 52°12′00″N 08°37′59″E / 52.20000°N 8.63306°E / 52.20000; 8.63306
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Herford
Subdivisions 7
Government
 • Mayor Rüdiger Meier (CDU)
Area
 • Total 33.78 km2 (13.04 sq mi)
Elevation 53 m (174 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,890
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 32278
Dialling codes 05223 (Bünde)
Vehicle registration HF
Website www.kirchlengern.de

Kirchlengern is a municipality in the district of Herford, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Lutheran Monastery Church of St. Mary's in Kirchlengern-Stift Quernheim

Kirchlengern is situated on the river Else, approx. 10 km north of Herford.

Neighbouring places[edit]

Division of the municipality[edit]

The municipality is divided in 7 districts:

  1. Häver (1,900 inhabitants)
  2. Kirchlengern (6,051 inhabitants)
  3. Klosterbauerschaft (2,568 inhabitants)
  4. Quernheim (1,549 inhabitants)
  5. Rehmerloh (203 inhabitants)
  6. Stift Quernheim (1,668 inhabitants)
  7. Südlengern (3,154 inhabitants)

Notable Persons[edit]

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