Detmold

city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Detmold (German pronunciation: [ˈdɛtmɔlt]; West Low German: Deppelt) is a town in the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It has about 74,000 inhabitants. Detmold is the cultural capital of the District of Lippe.

Detmold
The princely castle.
The princely castle.
Coat of arms of Detmold
Location of Detmold within Lippe district
Lokal Ort Detmold.png
Detmold is located in Germany
Detmold
Detmold
Detmold is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Detmold
Detmold
Coordinates: 51°56′N 8°53′E / 51.933°N 8.883°E / 51.933; 8.883Coordinates: 51°56′N 8°53′E / 51.933°N 8.883°E / 51.933; 8.883
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictLippe
Subdivisions26
Government
 • MayorRainer Heller (SPD)
Area
 • Total129.39 km2 (49.96 sq mi)
Elevation
134 m (440 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total74,097
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
32701–32760
Dialling codes05231/05232
Vehicle registrationLIP
Websitewww.detmold.de

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.

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  Media related to Detmold at Wikimedia Commons