Arnsberg (region)

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Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting Arnsberg
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting Arnsberg
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Region seatArnsberg
 • Total8,002.34 km2 (3,089.72 sq mi)
 (31 December 2018)[1]
 • Total3,582,497
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)

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.


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.

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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