|• Mayor||Franz Möllering|
|• Total||48 km2 (19 sq mi)|
|Elevation||58 m (190 ft)|
|• Density||290/km2 (740/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Neuenkirchen is a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neuenkirchen is the biggest village in the district of Steinfurt. It is situated approximately 7 km south-west of Rheine and 35 km north-west of Münster.
Division of the municipality
After the local elections on September 26, 2004 the town assembly has the following structure:
Sons and daughters of the community
- Johannes Georg Bednorz (born 1950), physicist and Nobel laureate, a residential street bears his name (Georg-Bednorz-Strasse).
- Josef F. Bille (born 1944), physicist and inventor, bearer of the European Inventive Price
- August Rohling (1839-1931), theologian and anti-Semite
- Hans Weiner (born 1950), footballer
- André Wiwerink (born 1980), footballer
- Official website (in German)
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