Meschede

town in the Hochsauerland district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Meschede is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the capital of the Hochsauerlandkreis. About 30,000 people live there.

Meschede
View over Meschede
View over Meschede
Flag of Meschede
Coat of arms of Meschede
Location of Meschede within Hochsauerlandkreis district
Meschede in HSK.svg
Meschede is located in Germany
Meschede
Meschede
Meschede is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Meschede
Meschede
Coordinates: 51°21′N 8°17′E / 51.350°N 8.283°E / 51.350; 8.283Coordinates: 51°21′N 8°17′E / 51.350°N 8.283°E / 51.350; 8.283
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictHochsauerlandkreis
Subdivisions17
Government
 • Mayor (2020–25) Christoph Weber[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total218.5 km2 (84.4 sq mi)
Elevation
260 m (850 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total29,696
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
59872
Dialling codes0291
Vehicle registrationHSK
Websitewww.meschede.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 21 June 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.

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