Minden-Lübbecke

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Minden-Lübbecke
Flag of Minden-Lübbecke
Coat of arms of Minden-Lübbecke
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Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°23′57″N 8°43′04″E / 52.39917°N 8.71778°E / 52.39917; 8.71778
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Adm. regionDetmold
CapitalMinden
Area
 • Total1,152.1 km2 (444.8 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total311,866
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationMI
Websitehttp://www.minden-luebbecke.de

Minden-Lübbecke is a district in northeastern North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The modern district was formed in 1973 when the two districts of Minden and Lübbecke joined to become one district.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms In the right half of the coat of arms are the chevrons from the arms of the counts of Ravensberg, who owned part of the district's land. The keys are the sign of the Prince-Bishops of Minden after their patron Saint Peter. After the district joined Lübbecke a second key was added, to symbolize the two historic parts. This new arms were granted in 1973.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Minden
  2. Lübbecke
  3. Bad Oeynhausen
  4. Espelkamp
  1. Petershagen
  2. Porta Westfalica
  3. Preußisch Oldendorf
  4. Rahden
  1. Hille
  2. Hüllhorst
  3. Stemwede

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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