Delbrück

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Delbrück
Town centre of Delbrück
Town centre of Delbrück
Flag of Delbrück
Flag
Coat of arms of Delbrück
Coat of arms
Delbrück   is located in Germany
Delbrück
Delbrück
Coordinates: 51°46′00″N 08°34′00″E / 51.76667°N 8.56667°E / 51.76667; 8.56667Coordinates: 51°46′00″N 08°34′00″E / 51.76667°N 8.56667°E / 51.76667; 8.56667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Paderborn
Government
 • Mayor Werner Peitz (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 157.26 km2 (60.72 sq mi)
Elevation 77-114 m (−297 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 31,964
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 33129
Dialling codes 05250
02944 Westenholz
05294 Steinhorst
Vehicle registration PB
Website www.stadt-delbrueck.de

Delbrück (German pronunciation: [ˈdɛlbʁʏk]) is a town in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the district Paderborn.

History[edit]

The first document[specify] mentioning the town dates to 1219. In 1410, the town was destroyed by fire during a conflict between the bishop of Paderborn and the bishop of Cologne.

Subdivisions[edit]

Subdivisions Population[2]
(30 June 2011)
Area
(in km²)
Admin Delbrueck PB.svg
Anreppen 1,336 9.89
Bentfeld 1,358 8.09
Boke 2,592 16.12
Delbrück 11,417 20.40
Hagen[note 1] 2,389 18.56
Lippling[note 2] 2,143 15.48
Ostenland 3,025 21.80
Schöning[note 2] 1,292 7.08
Steinhorst[note 2] 769 8,15
Westenholz 3,693 31.75
Total 30,014 157.32

Mayors[edit]

  • Robert Oelsmeier (CSU): 1999-2009
  • Werner Peitz (independent) since 2009

Personalities[edit]

  • Albert Florath (1888-1957), official advisor in Delbrück and worked in the Poor, Church and School Department as well as in the police department.
  • Martin Amedick (born 1982), football player
  • Dennis Eilhoff (born 1982), football player

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hagen comprises Nordhagen and Sudhagen
  2. ^ a b c Lippling, Schöning, and Steinhorst were subdivisions of the former municipality of Westerloh

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Delbrück City Council: Citizens brochure for Delbrück 2011-12

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