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St. Anna chapel in Nordwald
St. Anna chapel in Nordwald
Coat of arms of Lippetal
Coat of arms
Lippetal  is located in Germany
Location of Lippetal within Soest district
North Rhine-WestphaliaPaderborn (district)Soest (district)Warendorf (district)HammUnna (district)Märkischer KreisHochsauerlandkreisSoestEnseWelverAnröchteLippstadtWerlGesekeLippetalBad SassendorfRüthenWickedeWarsteinErwitteMöhneseeLippetal in SO.svg
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Coordinates: 51°38′59″N 08°04′59″E / 51.64972°N 8.08306°E / 51.64972; 8.08306Coordinates: 51°38′59″N 08°04′59″E / 51.64972°N 8.08306°E / 51.64972; 8.08306
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Soest
 • Mayor Matthias Lürbke (Ind.)
 • Governing parties CDU
 • Total 126.58 km2 (48.87 sq mi)
Elevation 69-155 m (−440 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,915
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 59510
Dialling codes 02923 (Herzfeld)
02527 (Lippborg)
Vehicle registration SO

Lippetal is a municipality in the district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


Lippetal is located north and south of the river Lippe between the cities of Lippstadt (15 km) and Hamm (10 km). Lippetal is situated at the northern boundary of the Soester Börde, south of the river Lippe and the southern Münsterland in north of the river. The river Lippe flows from east to the west through the municipality.


Division of the municipality[edit]

There are eleven villages in Lippetal:

  • Brockhausen
  • Heintrop-Büninghausen
  • Herzfeld
  • Hultrop
  • Hovestadt
  • Krewinkel-Wiltrop

Neighbouring Places[edit]


The municipality Lippetal was created by administrative reorganization in 1969. Lippetal was made with eleven villages from three different districts.

The villages are mostly old Saxon settlements. The villages Oestinghausen and Lippborg were first mentioned in 1189, Hovestadt in 1213, and the place of pilgrimage Herzfeld in a document in 786.



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