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Coat of arms of Rödinghausen
Coat of arms
Rödinghausen is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°15′0″N 8°28′0″E / 52.25000°N 8.46667°E / 52.25000; 8.46667Coordinates: 52°15′0″N 8°28′0″E / 52.25000°N 8.46667°E / 52.25000; 8.46667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Herford
Subdivisions 5
 • Mayor Ernst-Wilhelm Vortmeyer (SPD)
 • Total 36.27 km2 (14.00 sq mi)
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,620
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 32289
Dialling codes 05746 (Norden),
05226 (Bruchmühlen, southeast),
05223 (Bünde, southwest)
Vehicle registration HF
Website www.roedinghausen.de

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


Lutheran Church of St. Bartholomäus in Rödinghausen

Rödinghausen is situated on the southern slope of the Wiehengebirge, approx. 20 km north-west of Herford and 25 km north of Bielefeld.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Division of the municipality[edit]

"Gut Böckel", the water castle in the village of Bieren

Rödinghausen consists of 5 villages:

  • Bieren (1,299 inhabitants)
  • Bruchmühlen (3,378 inhabitants); (named Westkilver until 1969)
  • Ostkilver (1,876 inhabitants)
  • Rödinghausen (1,644 inhabitants)
  • Schwenningdorf (2,356 inhabitants)


External links[edit]

Media related to Rödinghausen at Wikimedia Commons