Spenge

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Spenge
Coat of arms of Spenge
Coat of arms
Spenge   is located in Germany
Spenge
Spenge
Coordinates: 52°07′59″N 08°28′59″E / 52.13306°N 8.48306°E / 52.13306; 8.48306Coordinates: 52°07′59″N 08°28′59″E / 52.13306°N 8.48306°E / 52.13306; 8.48306
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Herford
Subdivisions 5
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Dumcke (SPD)
Area
 • Total 40.244 km2 (15.538 sq mi)
Elevation 129 m (423 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 14,681
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 32139
Dialling codes 05225
05223 (northeast),
05428 (far west),
05206 (south, esp. Nagelsholz)
Vehicle registration HF
Website www.spenge.de

Spenge is a town in the district of Herford, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Geography[edit]

Spenge is situated north of Bielefeld and west of the Herford. It borders Lower Saxony in the west.

Subdivisions[edit]

Spenge consists of 5 subdivisions (population as of December 31, 2001):

  • Bardüttingdorf (1,480 inhabitants)
  • Hücker-Aschen (1,465 inhabitants)
  • Lenzinghausen (2,793 inhabitants)
  • Spenge (8,696 inhabitants)
  • Wallenbrück (1,976 inhabitants)

Towns and local subdistricts[edit]

  • Affhüpperhöfe
  • Bardüttingdorf
  • Baringdorf
  • Blomeier Hof
  • Bockhorst
  • Bruning
  • Detert-Kriese
  • Diemke
  • Düttingdorf
  • Ellersiek
  • Gehlenbrink
  • Grafahrend
  • Hannighorst
  • Harrenheide
  • Heistersiek
  • Helligen
  • Helliger Heide
  • Hücker
  • Hücker Dorf
  • Hücker Kreuz
  • Hücker-Aschen
  • Hülsmann Hof
  • Kisker
  • Klein Aschen
  • Klockenbrink
  • Lenzinghausen
  • Mantershagen
  • Mark
  • Martmühle
  • Mühlenburg
  • Nagelsholz
  • Neuenfeld
  • Nordspenge
  • Placken
  • Riepe
  • Söttringhausen
  • Spenger Heide
  • Südholz
  • Südspenge
  • Vahrenhölzerhöfe
  • Wallenbrück
  • Werburg
  • Westerhausen
  • Wichlinghauserhöfe
  • Wullbrede


Notable places[edit]

  • Lutheran Church of Sankt Martin built in the 13th Century, within the Altar of St. Martin, created around 1470.
  • Marienkirche in Wallenbrück built 1096, to the west of Spenge
  • Mühlenburg Castle built in 1468.

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