Werl

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Werl
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Coat of arms of Werl
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Soest
Subdivisions 10
Government
 • Mayor Michael Grossmann (CDU)
Area
 • Total 76.24 km2 (29.44 sq mi)
Elevation 73-228 m (−675 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 30,638
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 59457
Dialling codes 02922
Vehicle registration SO
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.



  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.