Bad Münder

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Bad Münder
Altes Rathaus Bad Muender.jpg
Flag of Bad Münder
Coat of arms of Bad Münder
Coat of arms
Bad Münder   is located in Germany
Bad Münder
Bad Münder
Coordinates: 52°11′57″N 09°27′55″E / 52.19917°N 9.46528°E / 52.19917; 9.46528Coordinates: 52°11′57″N 09°27′55″E / 52.19917°N 9.46528°E / 52.19917; 9.46528
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Hameln-Pyrmont
 • Mayor Hartmut Büttner (SPD)
 • Total 107.69 km2 (41.58 sq mi)
Elevation 119 m (390 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 17,376
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 31848
Dialling codes 05042
Vehicle registration HM

Bad Münder (also: Bad Münder am Deister) is a town in the Hamelin-Pyrmont district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is on the south side of the Deister hills in the Deister-Süntel valley, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northeast of Hamelin.

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Georg Philipp Holscher (1792–1852), ophthalmologist
  • Christian Ludwig Fröhlich (14 June 1799–11 March 1870), executioner in Hoya
  • August Pott (born 1802 in Nettelrede; died 1887), linguist
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Nolte (1880–1952), politician (German-Hanoverian Party)
  • Leo Wispler (1890–1958), writer
  • Hans Piepho (born 1909 in Eimbeckhausen; died 1996), zoologist, entomologist and university teacher
  • Hildegard Falck (born 1949 in Nettelrede), Olympic champion runner
  • Karl-Martin Hentschel (born 1950), politician, Alliance 90/The Greens


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