Werther, North Rhine-Westphalia
Protestant St. Jacobi Church in town centre of Werther (Westf.)
|• Mayor||Marion Weike (SPD)|
|• Total||35.31 km2 (13.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||130-316 m (−907 ft)|
|• Density||320/km2 (830/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Werther is a town in the district of Gütersloh in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located near the Teutoburg Forest, approximately 10 km west of Bielefeld. It is best known for the Werther's Original caramel sweets, which are, however, produced in the nearby city of Halle today.
- "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 4 September 2014.
Werther has one 'hauptschule', one 'Gesamtschule' and one 'Gymnasium', which has an exchange partnership with a small school in yarm called 'Yarm School', a independent school, for many years.
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