Werl

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Werl
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Coat of arms of Werl
Coat of arms
Location of Werl within Soest district
Werl in SO.svg
Werl is located in Germany
Werl
Werl
Werl is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Werl
Werl
Coordinates: 51°33′0″N 7°55′12″E / 51.55000°N 7.92000°E / 51.55000; 7.92000Coordinates: 51°33′0″N 7°55′12″E / 51.55000°N 7.92000°E / 51.55000; 7.92000
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictSoest
Government
 • MayorMichael Grossmann (CDU)
Area
 • Total76.35 km2 (29.48 sq mi)
Elevation
73-228 m (−675 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total30,843
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
59457
Dialling codes02922
Vehicle registrationSO
Websitewww.werl.de

Werl is a town found in the district of Soest in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Geography[change | change source]

Divisions of the town[change | change source]

Werl is made up of the following districts:

  • Blumenthal (48 inhabitants)
  • Budberg (596 inhabitants)
  • Büderich (3107 inhabitants)
  • Hilbeck (1339 inhabitants)
  • Holtum (1049 inhabitants)
  • Mawicke (521 inhabitants)
  • Niederbergstraße (210 inhabitants)
  • Oberbergstraße (363 inhabitants)
  • Sönnern (870 inhabitants)
  • Westönnen (2665 inhabitants)
  • Werl (22151 inhabitants)

People[change | change source]

Werl was the birthplace of Franz von Papen (1879–1969), German soldier, politician and diplomat.

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 Werl at Wikimedia Commons