Schlangen

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Schlangen
Coat of arms of Schlangen
Coat of arms
Schlangen is located in Germany
Schlangen
Schlangen
Coordinates: 51°49′00″N 08°49′59″E / 51.81667°N 8.83306°E / 51.81667; 8.83306Coordinates: 51°49′00″N 08°49′59″E / 51.81667°N 8.83306°E / 51.81667; 8.83306
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Lippe
Government
 • Mayor Ulrich Knorr
Area
 • Total 75.98 km2 (29.34 sq mi)
Elevation 169 m (554 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,973
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 33189
Dialling codes 05252
Vehicle registration LIP
Website www.schlangen-online.de

Schlangen is a municipality in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Schlangen has c. 9,000 inhabitants and exists in relative prosperity. The municipality lies only few kilometers from Detmold far away, at the edge of the sandy Sea and stretches to the south slope of the Teutoburger forest out to up to the heights of the mountain course.

Politics[edit]

The town councilor from queues consists of 26 advice women and councilmen.

Parties and voter communities %
2004
seats
2004
CDU Christian Democratic Union of Germany 48,2 13
SPD Social Democratic Party of Germany 38,4 10
GRÜNE Alliance '90/The Greens 13,4 3
Gesamt 100,0 26
Wahlbeteiligung in % 63,1

(conditions: Local election on 26 September 2004)

Sister cities[edit]

The following cities are twinned with Schlangen:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 4 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ystävyyskunnat" (in Norwegian). City of Viitasaari. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 

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