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Ortsteil of Lübbecke
Obermehnen   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°17′08″N 8°34′40″E / 52.285487°N 8.577747°E / 52.285487; 8.577747Coordinates: 52°17′08″N 8°34′40″E / 52.285487°N 8.577747°E / 52.285487; 8.577747
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
District Minden-Lübbecke
Town Lübbecke
 • Total 9.58 km2 (3.70 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 1,360
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 32312
Dialling codes 05741
The topography of Obermehnen

Obermehnen is a village in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia in the county of Minden-Lübbecke. The village belongs administratively to the town of Lübbecke. Obermehnen has 1,360 inhabitants and an area of 9.6 km². At around 137 people per km² Obermehnen has the lowest density of all of Lübbeck's districts, not least because 4.3 km², i.e. 45%,[1] of the parish area consists of uninhabited hill forest on the Wiehen Hills. Obermehnen is thus the most wooded part of the borough of Lübbecke.


  • Eberhard Werner, artist (landscape painter) lived and died in Obermehnen near Lübbecke


  1. ^ checked at TIM-online

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