Harsewinkel

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Harsewinkel
St. Lucia Catholic Church in Harsewinkel
St. Lucia Catholic Church in Harsewinkel
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Flag
Coat of arms of Harsewinkel
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Location of Harsewinkel
Harsewinkel is located in Germany
Harsewinkel
Harsewinkel
Harsewinkel is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Harsewinkel
Harsewinkel
Coordinates: 51°58′00″N 08°13′59″E / 51.96667°N 8.23306°E / 51.96667; 8.23306Coordinates: 51°58′00″N 08°13′59″E / 51.96667°N 8.23306°E / 51.96667; 8.23306
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictGütersloh
Government
 • MayorSabine Amsbeck-Dopheide (SPD)
Area
 • Total100.12 km2 (38.66 sq mi)
Elevation
56-79 m (−203 ft)
Population
(2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total24,862
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
33428
Dialling codes05247
Vehicle registrationGT
Websitewww.harsewinkel.de

Harsewinkel is a town in Gütersloh District in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It lies on the river Ems, some 15 km north-west of Gütersloh.

It is the home and domicile of Europe's leading combine harvester manufacturer CLAAS, which is a major employer in the town.

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References[edit]

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