Oelde ( German pronunciation: ) is a town in the district of [ˈœldə] Warendorf, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located near Beckum.
Geography [ edit ]
Division of the town [ edit ]
St. Vitus church in Oelde-Lette
Oelde consists of 5 districts:
Kirchspiel (with farming communities)
Neighbouring places [ edit ]
International relations [ edit ]
History [ edit ]
St. Johannes church in Oelde
Records from the 9th century show that there was a settlement named "Ulidi" on the site, although Oelde only received township in the year 1800. In the 14th century, a castle was built in Oelde.
Economy [ edit ]
Oelde is a centre of metal and lumber production,
publishing, and also higher education through its nursing college. It is also home to the headquarters of Westfalia Separator, a manufacturer of centrifuges and dairy machines.
Transport [ edit ]
Oelde is connected to the
Railways [ edit ]
On the right: Oelde railway station
Hamm–Minden railway connects Oelde station to the German rail network. The line is served by the Westfalen-Express and the Ems-Börde-Bahn every hour.
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