Westerkappeln

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Westerkappeln
Coat of arms of Westerkappeln
Coat of arms
Westerkappeln is located in Germany
Westerkappeln
Westerkappeln
Coordinates: 52°22′50″N 7°36′00″E / 52.38056°N 7.60000°E / 52.38056; 7.60000Coordinates: 52°22′50″N 7°36′00″E / 52.38056°N 7.60000°E / 52.38056; 7.60000
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Steinfurt
Subdivisions 3
Government
 • Mayor Ullrich Hockenbrink (SPD)
Area
 • Total 85.78 km2 (33.12 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,903
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49492
Dialling codes 05404
Vehicle registration ST (until 1975: TE)
Website www.gemeinde-westerkappeln.de

Westerkappeln is a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 15 km north-west of Osnabrück.

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