Bönen

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Bönen
Windmill
Windmill
Coat of arms of Bönen
Coat of arms
Location of Bönen
Bönen is located in Germany
Bönen
Bönen
Bönen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Bönen
Bönen
Coordinates: 51°35′55″N 07°45′33″E / 51.59861°N 7.75917°E / 51.59861; 7.75917Coordinates: 51°35′55″N 07°45′33″E / 51.59861°N 7.75917°E / 51.59861; 7.75917
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictUnna
Government
 • MayorStephan Rotering
Area
 • Total38.02 km2 (14.68 sq mi)
Population
(2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total18,106
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
59199
Dialling codes0 23 83
Vehicle registrationUN
Websitewww.boenen.de

Bönen (German pronunciation: [ˈbøːnən]) is a municipality in the district of Unna, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated between Hamm in the north-east, Kamen in the west and Unna in the south. Bönen consists of the districts Altenbögge-Bönen, Bramey-Lenningsen, Flierich, Nordbögge, Osterbönen and Westerbönen.

Education[edit]

Bönen has two primary schools, Hellwegschule and Goetheschule, and three secondary schools, Pestalozzi-Hauptschule, Humboldt-Realschule and Marie-Curie-Gymnasium. The family friendly environment and good education offerings attract increasing numbers of young families to Bönen.[citation needed]

Pestalozzi-Hauptschule[edit]

The Pestalozzi-Hauptschule was founded in 1890 and received a quality certificate in 2009. The school has a partnership with Deutsche Bahn to inform children of job opportunities and support them in pursuing their careers.

Humboldt-Realschule[edit]

This school has the longest history among the schools in Bönen, as it was founded in 1840. It has a broad offering of afternoon activities like sports and music.

Marie-Curie-Gymnasium[edit]

Marie-Curie-Gymnasium was founded in 1999 and started off with two teachers and 66 pupils. 2008 this first year celebrated its Abitur. It has an excellent reputation[citation needed] and even attracts pupils from the neighbour cities Unna and Hamm.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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