Mettingen

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Mettingen
Coat of arms of Mettingen
Coat of arms
Location of Mettingen within Steinfurt district
Mettingen in ST.svg
Mettingen is located in Germany
Mettingen
Mettingen
Mettingen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Mettingen
Mettingen
Coordinates: 52°19′0″N 7°46′50″E / 52.31667°N 7.78056°E / 52.31667; 7.78056Coordinates: 52°19′0″N 7°46′50″E / 52.31667°N 7.78056°E / 52.31667; 7.78056
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictSteinfurt
Government
 • MayorChristina Rählmann
Area
 • Total40.6 km2 (15.7 sq mi)
Elevation
74 m (243 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total11,829
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
49497
Dialling codes05452
Vehicle registrationST
Websitewww.mettingen.de

Mettingen is a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Mettingen is about 25 km east of Rheine and 20 km west of Osnabrück.

Places close to Mettingen[change | change source]

Villages close to Mettingen are Recke in the west, Neuenkirchen, (Lower Saxony) in the north, Ibbenbüren in the south and Westerkappeln in the east.

Notable persons[change | change source]

The founders of the textile company C&A, Clemens and August Brenninkmeyer, were born in Mettingen. Also Annika Suthe, participant of the 2004 Summer Olympics (javelin throw) was born there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Mettingen at Wikimedia Commons