Bad Münder

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Bad Münder
Altes Rathaus Bad Muender.jpg
Flag of Bad Münder
Flag
Coat of arms of Bad Münder
Coat of arms
Bad Münder   is located in Germany
Bad Münder
Bad Münder
Coordinates: 52°11′57″N 09°27′55″E / 52.19917°N 9.46528°E / 52.19917; 9.46528Coordinates: 52°11′57″N 09°27′55″E / 52.19917°N 9.46528°E / 52.19917; 9.46528
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hameln-Pyrmont
Government
 • Mayor Silvia Nieber (SPD)
Area
 • Total 107.69 km2 (41.58 sq mi)
Elevation 119 m (390 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 17,376
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31848
Dialling codes 05042
Vehicle registration HM
Website www.bad-muender.de

Bad Münder (also: Bad Münder am Deister) is a town in the Hamelin-Pyrmont district, in Lower Saxony, Germany, situated on the south side the Deister hills in the Deister-Süntel valley, approximatively 15 km northeast of Hamelin.

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Georg Philipp Holscher (1792–1852), ophthalmologist
  • Christian Ludwig Fröhlich (14 June 1799–11 March 1870), executioner in Hoya
  • August Pott (born 1802 in Nettelrede; died 1887), linguist
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Nolte (1880–1952), politician (German-Hanoverian Party)
  • Leo Wispler (1890–1958), writer
  • Hans Piepho (born 1909 in Eimbeckhausen; died 1996), zoologist, Entomologist and university teacher
  • Hildegard Falck (born 1949 in Nettelrede), Olympic champion
  • Karl-Martin Hentschel (born 1950), politician, Alliance '90/The Greens


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