Nordkirchen

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Nordkirchen
Coat of arms of Nordkirchen
Coat of arms
Location of Nordkirchen within Coesfeld district
North Rhine-WestphaliaRecklinghausen (district)Unna (district)HammBorken (district)Steinfurt (district)MünsterWarendorf (district)OlfenRosendahlSendenBillerbeckDülmenAschebergHavixbeckCoesfeldNottulnLüdinghausenNordkirchenNordkirchen in COE.svg
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Nordkirchen is located in Germany
Nordkirchen
Nordkirchen
Nordkirchen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Nordkirchen
Nordkirchen
Coordinates: 51°44′17″N 7°31′32″E / 51.73806°N 7.52556°E / 51.73806; 7.52556Coordinates: 51°44′17″N 7°31′32″E / 51.73806°N 7.52556°E / 51.73806; 7.52556
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictCoesfeld
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorDietmar Bergmann
Area
 • Total52.432 km2 (20.244 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,063
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
59394
Dialling codes0 25 96
Vehicle registrationCOE
Websitewww.nordkirchen.de

Nordkirchen is a municipality in the district of Coesfeld, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Nordkirchen's most famous site is Schloss Nordkirchen, built in the 18th century for a local bishop and known as the Versailles of Westphalia, as it is the largest residence in that part of Germany. Nordkirchen is known as location of a transmission site for medium wave for transmitting the program of Deutschlandfunk, the Nordkirchen transmitter.

Nordkirchen Church St. Mauritius

Mayor[edit]

The mayor is Dietmar Bergmann (SPD). He was elected in 2009 and reelected in 2014.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.