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Coat of arms of Schlangen
Coat of arms
Schlangen  is located in Germany
Location of Schlangen within Lippe district
North Rhine-WestphaliaLower SaxonyHöxter (district)Paderborn (district)Gütersloh (district)BielefeldMinden-LübbeckeHerford (district)DetmoldBarntrupBlombergDörentrupSchlangenLemgoLageAugustdorfBad SalzuflenExtertalLeopoldshöheHorn-Bad MeinbergLügdeSchieder-SchwalenbergOerlinghausenKalletalSchlangen in LIP.svg
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Coordinates: 51°49′00″N 08°49′59″E / 51.81667°N 8.83306°E / 51.81667; 8.83306Coordinates: 51°49′00″N 08°49′59″E / 51.81667°N 8.83306°E / 51.81667; 8.83306
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Lippe
 • Mayor Ulrich Knorr (SPD)
 • Total 75.97 km2 (29.33 sq mi)
Elevation 169 m (554 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,246
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 33189
Dialling codes 05252
Vehicle registration LIP

Schlangen is a municipality in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Schlangen has c. 9,000 inhabitants (2013) and exists in relative prosperity. The municipality lies only few kilometers from Detmold far away, at the edge of the sandy Sea and stretches to the south slope of the Teutoburger forest out to up to the heights of the mountain course.


The town councilor from queues consists of 26 advice women and councilmen.

Parties and voter communities %
CDU Christian Democratic Union of Germany 36,68 10
SPD Social Democratic Party of Germany 43,80 11
FDP Free Democratic Party (Germany) 7,14 2
GRÜNE Alliance '90/The Greens 12,38 3
Total 100,0 26
Poll in % 63,1

(conditions: Local election 2014)

Sister cities[edit]

The following cities are twinned with Schlangen:[2]


  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Ystävyyskunnat" (in Norwegian). City of Viitasaari. Archived from the original on 2012-06-04. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 

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