Bad Münder

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Bad Münder
Altes Rathaus Bad Muender.jpg
Flag of Bad Münder
Coat of arms of Bad Münder
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Münder
Bad Münder is located in Germany
Bad Münder
Bad Münder
Bad Münder is located in Lower Saxony
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
StateLower Saxony
 • MayorHartmut Büttner (SPD)
 • Total107.69 km2 (41.58 sq mi)
119 m (390 ft)
 • Total17,356
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Dialling codes05042
Vehicle registrationHM

Bad Münder (also: Bad Münder am Deister) is a town in the Hamelin-Pyrmont district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is on the south side of the Deister hills in the Deister-Süntel valley, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) 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 runner
  • Karl-Martin Hentschel (born 1950), politician, Alliance 90/The Greens
  • Frank Jelinski (born 1953), racing driver


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