Herford (district)

German district of North Rhine-Westphalia
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Herford (IPA: [ˈhɛʁfɔʁt]) is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Herford
Flag of Herford
Coat of arms of Herford
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Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°10′N 8°35′E / 52.167°N 8.583°E / 52.167; 8.583
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Adm. regionDetmold
CapitalHerford
Area
 • Total449.95 km2 (173.73 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2020)[1]
 • Total250,547
 • Density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHF
Websitehttp://www.kreis-herford.de

Coat of armsEdit

  The black horse of Wittekind is depicted in the coat of arms of the district. After Wittekind was baptized Charlemagne gave him a white horse as present, which is now in the coat of arms of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bünde
  2. Enger
  3. Herford
  4. Löhne
  5. Spenge
  6. Vlotho
  1. Hiddenhausen
  2. Kirchlengern
  3. Rödinghausen

ReferencesEdit

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

Other websitesEdit