Werl

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Werl
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Coat of arms of Werl
Werl is located in Germany
Werl
Werl
Coordinates 51°33′0″N 7°55′0″E / 51.55000°N 7.91667°E / 51.55000; 7.91667
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Soest
Town subdivisions 10
Mayor Michael Grossmann (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 76.24 km2 (29.44 sq mi)
Elevation 73-228 m
Population 32,198  (31 December 2005)
 - Density 422 /km2 (1,094 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate SO
Postal code 59457
Area code 02922
Website www.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.