Harsewinkel

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Harsewinkel
St. Lucia Catholic Church in Harsewinkel
St. Lucia Catholic Church in Harsewinkel
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Coat of arms of Harsewinkel
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Harsewinkel   is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Gütersloh
Government
 • Mayor Sabine Amsbeck-Dopheide (SPD)
Area
 • Total 100.12 km2 (38.66 sq mi)
Elevation 56-79 m (−203 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 24,769
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 33428
Dialling codes 05247
Vehicle registration GT
Website www.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". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.