Gau Westfalen-Nord

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Gau Westfalen-Nord
Gau Westphalia-North
Gau of Nazi Germany



Flag Coat of arms
Flag Coat of arms
Location of Gau Westfalen-Nord
Map of Nazi Germany showing its administrative
subdivisions (Gaue and Reichsgaue).
Capital Münster
 •  1931–1945 Alfred Meyer
 •  Establishment 12 March 1933
 •  Disestablishment 8 May 1945

The Gau Westphalia-North (German: Gau Westfalen-Nord) was an administrative division of Nazi Germany encompassing the Free State of Lippe, Free State of Schaumburg-Lippe and the northern half of the Prussian province of Westphalia between 1933 and 1945. From 1926 to 1933, it was the regional subdivision of the Nazi Party for these areas.

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Coordinates: 51°57′43″N 7°38′08″E / 51.96194°N 7.63556°E / 51.96194; 7.63556