Horstmar

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Horstmar
Coat of arms of Horstmar
Coat of arms
Location of Horstmar
Horstmar is located in Germany
Horstmar
Horstmar
Horstmar is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Horstmar
Horstmar
Coordinates: 52°04′50″N 7°18′30″E / 52.08056°N 7.30833°E / 52.08056; 7.30833Coordinates: 52°04′50″N 7°18′30″E / 52.08056°N 7.30833°E / 52.08056; 7.30833
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictSteinfurt
Government
 • MayorRobert Wenking (CDU)
Area
 • Total45 km2 (17 sq mi)
Elevation
77 m (253 ft)
Population
(2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,402
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
48612
Dialling codes02558
Vehicle registrationST
Websitewww.horstmar.de
Street view of Saint Gertrude Church

Horstmar is a German city, located in North Rhine-Westphalia in the Steinfurt district, approx. 25 km (16 mi) north-west of Münster.

History[edit]

Its castle was built as early as the 9th century; the first mention of Horstmar is as early as the early 11th century. The city of Horstmar was built to the south of this castle. During the Thirty Years' War the castle was destroyed by order of the Hessian lieutenant Carl von Rabenhaupt.

Politics[edit]

The city council consists of 22 councillors and the mayor.

References[edit]

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