Townhall of Sundern
|• Mayor||Ralph Brodel (SPD)|
|• Total||192.86 km2 (74.46 sq mi)|
|Elevation||195-648 m (−1,931 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||02933, 02934, 02935, 02393, 02395, 02724|
Sundern is a town in the Hochsauerland district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The name Sundern is common in Westphalia, as it means "ground given away for private usage" in the Westphalian dialect.
Sundern is situated approximately 10 km (6 mi) south-west of Arnsberg. Around Sundern extends the nature park Homert which attracts tourists, many from the Netherlands. Winter tourism is also substantial, primarily in the municipality Wildewiese with its skiing area. The Sorpesee, an artificial lake, is used by watersportsmen, campers and fishermen.
Division of the town
Sundern consists of 13 municipalities:
Sundern is twinned with:
The main industries of Sundern are several domestic and industrial lighting companies, household appliances and packaging businesses. SEVERIN Elektrogeräte GmbH has its headquarters in Sundern.
Born in Sundern
- William Danne, actor
- Joseph Machalke, priest
- Andrea Renzullo, singer and finalist in season 4 of "Das Supertalent"
- Heinrich Luebke, German President from 1959 to 1969, born in Enkhausen
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2017" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-09-21.
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