Arnsberg (region)

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Arnsberg

Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Arnsberg
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Arnsberg
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Region seatArnsberg
Area
 • Total8,002.34 km2 (3,089.72 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total3,586,313
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Websitewww.bezreg-arnsberg.nrw.de

Arnsberg is one of the five Regierungsbezirks of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the south-east of the country. It covers the Sauerland hills as well as the east part of the Ruhr area.

The region was founded in 1815 as a subdivision of the Prussian Province of Westphalia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

External links[edit]

Media related to Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°15′N 8°20′E / 51.25°N 8.33°E / 51.25; 8.33