Haltern am See

town in Recklinghausen District, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Haltern am See (Haltern at the lake, before December 2001 only Haltern) is a town and a municipality in the district of Recklinghausen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is next to the Lippe River and the Wesel-Datteln Canal, approx. 15 km north of Recklinghausen.

Haltern am See
New town hall
New town hall
Flag of Haltern am See
Coat of arms of Haltern am See
Location of Haltern am See within Recklinghausen district
Haltern am See in RE.svg
Haltern am See is located in Germany
Haltern am See
Haltern am See
Haltern am See is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Haltern am See
Haltern am See
Coordinates: 51°45′N 7°11′E / 51.750°N 7.183°E / 51.750; 7.183Coordinates: 51°45′N 7°11′E / 51.750°N 7.183°E / 51.750; 7.183
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictRecklinghausen
Government
 • MayorBodo Klimpel (CDU)
Area
 • Total158.34 km2 (61.14 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total37,845
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
45721
Dialling codes02364 (Haltern am See), 02360 (Lippramsdorf)
Vehicle registrationRE
Websitewww.haltern-am-see.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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