|• Mayor (2020–25)||Dr. Alexander Berger (Ind.)|
|• Total||123.14 km2 (47.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation||80 m (260 ft)|
|• Density||430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Dialling codes||02382, 02388, 02528|
Ahlen is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is southeast of Münster. It is within the District of Warendorf. The center of the town was originally a church court and the town was well fortified with walls. Merchants and craftsmen lived there. There were plagues and witch hunts in the Middle Ages. In 2020, the population was 52,600. The town votes mainly CDU and SPD.
References[change | change source]
- Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 30 June 2021.
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.