Herford Rural District

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Herford
District
Coordinates: 52°10′00″N 8°35′00″E / 52.1667°N 8.5833°E / 52.1667; 8.5833Coordinates: 52°10′00″N 8°35′00″E / 52.1667°N 8.5833°E / 52.1667; 8.5833
Country  Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Adm. region Detmold
Capital Herford
Area
 • Total 449.95 km2 (173.73 sq mi)
Population (31/12/2006)
 • Total 253,751
 • Density 563.954/km2 (1,460.634/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration HF

Herford (IPA: [ˈhɛʁfɔʁt]) is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The black horse of Wittekind is depicted in the coat of arms of the district. After Wittekind was baptized Charlemagne gave him a white horse as present, which is now in the coat of arms of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bünde
  2. Enger
  3. Herford
  4. Löhne
  5. Spenge
  6. Vlotho
  1. Hiddenhausen
  2. Kirchlengern
  3. Rödinghausen

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