Porta Westfalica

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Porta Westfalica
View over Porta Westfalica to the Weser hills
View over Porta Westfalica to the Weser hills
Flag of Porta Westfalica
Flag
Coat of arms of Porta Westfalica
Coat of arms
Location of Porta Westfalica within Minden-Lübbecke district
Porta Westfalica in MI.svg
Porta Westfalica is located in Germany
Porta Westfalica
Porta Westfalica
Porta Westfalica is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Porta Westfalica
Porta Westfalica
Coordinates: 52°14′N 8°55′E / 52.233°N 8.917°E / 52.233; 8.917Coordinates: 52°14′N 8°55′E / 52.233°N 8.917°E / 52.233; 8.917
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictMinden-Lübbecke
Subdivisions15 districts
Government
 • MayorBernd Hedtmann (Ind.)
Area
 • Total105.22 km2 (40.63 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total35,698
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
32457
Dialling codes0571, 05722, 05731, 05733, 05751, 05706
Vehicle registrationMI
Websitewww.portawestfalica.de

Porta Westfalica is a city of the district of Minden-Lübbecke in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It has about 37,000 inhabitants.

The name "Porta Westfalica" is Latin and means "gate to Westphalia".

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.

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