Lengerich, Westphalia

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Coat of arms of Lengerich
Coat of arms
Lengerich  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°10′30″N 7°52′0″E / 52.17500°N 7.86667°E / 52.17500; 7.86667Coordinates: 52°10′30″N 7°52′0″E / 52.17500°N 7.86667°E / 52.17500; 7.86667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Steinfurt
 • Mayor Wilhelm Möhrke (none)
 • Total 90.71 km2 (35.02 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 22,461
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49525
Dialling codes 05481
05482 (Wechte)
Vehicle registration ST
Website www.lengerich.de

Lengerich is a town in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the southern slope of the Teutoburg Forest, approx. 15 km south-west of Osnabrück and 30 km north-east of Münster.

Half-timbered house


The mayor is the pharmacist Wilhelm Möhrke (independent), the predecessor was Friedrich Prigge.

International relations[edit]

Lengerich, Westphalia is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Rudolf Smend


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