Petershagen

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Petershagen
Coat of arms of Petershagen
Coat of arms
Petershagen  is located in Germany
Petershagen
Petershagen
Location of Petershagen within Minden-Lübbecke district
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Coordinates: 52°23′N 8°58′E / 52.383°N 8.967°E / 52.383; 8.967Coordinates: 52°23′N 8°58′E / 52.383°N 8.967°E / 52.383; 8.967
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Minden-Lübbecke
Government
 • Mayor Dieter Blume (CDU)
Area
 • Total 212 km2 (82 sq mi)
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 25,335
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 32469
Dialling codes 05707
Vehicle registration MI
Website www.petershagen.de

Petershagen is a town in the Minden-Lübbecke district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It lies on the Westphalian Mill Route.

Geography[edit]

Petershagen is situated on the river Weser, approx. 10 km north-east of Minden.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Division of the town[edit]

Divisions of Petershagen

The town of Petershagen consists of 29 districts:

  • Bierde
  • Buchholz
  • Döhren
  • Eldagsen
  • Friedewalde
  • Frille
  • Gorspen-Vahlsen
  • Großenheerse
  • Hävern
  • Heimsen
  • Ilse
  • Ilserheide
  • Ilvese
  • Jössen
  • Petershagen-Lahde
  • Maaslingen
  • Meßlingen
  • Neuenknick
  • Ovenstädt
  • Petershagen (city center)
  • Quetzen
  • Raderhorst
  • Rosenhagen
  • Schlüsselburg
  • Seelenfeld
  • Südfelde
  • Wasserstraße
  • Wietersheim
  • Windheim

International relations[edit]

Petershagen is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

The following persons were born in Petershagen:

Wilhelm Normann in 1905

References[edit]

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