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View with the bridge on the lippe river.
View with the bridge on the lippe river.
Coat of arms of Lünen
Lünen is located in Germany
Coordinates 51°37′0″N 7°31′0″E / 51.616667°N 7.516667°E / 51.616667; 7.516667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Unna
Mayor Hans Wilhelm Stodollick
Basic statistics
Area 59.18 km2 (22.85 sq mi)
Elevation 58 m  (190 ft)
Population 87,783  (31 December 2009)
 - Density 1,483 /km2 (3,842 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate UN
Postal codes 44532, 44534, 44536
Area codes 02306, 0231
Website www.luenen.de
Location of the town of Lünen within Unna district

Lünen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. 88,000 people live there. Lünen has got two important football clubs: Lüner SV and BV Brambauer. Lüner SV is playing in the "Bezirksliga (8. league), but in 1963 the club achieved his greatest aim. They got Champion of Westphalia.