Nottuln

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Nottuln
Nottuln
Nottuln
Coat of arms of Nottuln
Coat of arms
Nottuln  is located in Germany
Nottuln
Nottuln
Coordinates: 51°55′N 7°17′E / 51.917°N 7.283°E / 51.917; 7.283Coordinates: 51°55′N 7°17′E / 51.917°N 7.283°E / 51.917; 7.283
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Coesfeld
Government
 • Mayor Peter Amadeus Schneider (SPD)
Area
 • Total 85.64 km2 (33.07 sq mi)
Elevation 59 - 186 m (−551 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,436
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 48301
Dialling codes 02502
02509 (Appelhülsen, Schapdetten)
Vehicle registration COE
Website www.nottuln.de

Nottuln is a municipality in the district of Coesfeld in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Nottuln is situated in the Baumberge, approx. 20 km west of Münster.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Division of the municipality[edit]

The municipality consists of 4 districts

History[edit]

Original settlement of the Nottuln area dates back to about 4000 before christ. The name of Nottuln originates from "Nutlon" which is probably early German for "nut wood". A church was founded in 860 by Liudger, as well as the first convent in Westphalia. After a big fire 1748 it was built up by Johann Conrad Schlaun.

Transportation[edit]

Nottuln is on the Bundesautobahn 43 and Nottuln-Appelhülsen station in the nearby town of Appelhülsen is on the Wanne-Eickel–Hamburg railway, connecting to Münster. Nottuln has bus lines that reach out to Coesfeld, Darup, and Roxel with the R62/3; Billerbeck and Appelhuelsen with the T85; and Münster with the S60. There are also many bike paths as Nottuln is on many of the Baumberger bike routes.

Points of interests[edit]

Personalities[edit]

Clemens Maria Franz von Bönninghausen

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