Mettingen

municipality of Germany

Mettingen is a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Mettingen
Coat of arms of Mettingen
Location of Mettingen within Steinfurt district
Mettingen is located in Germany
Mettingen
Mettingen
Mettingen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Mettingen
Mettingen
Coordinates: 52°19′0″N 7°46′50″E / 52.31667°N 7.78056°E / 52.31667; 7.78056
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictSteinfurt
Government
 • MayorChristina Rählmann
Area
 • Total40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation
74 m (243 ft)
Population
 (2022-12-31)[1]
 • Total12,000
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49497
Dialling codes05452
Vehicle registrationST
Websitewww.mettingen.de

Geography change

Mettingen is about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of Rheine and 20 kilometres (12 miles) west of Osnabrück.

Places close to Mettingen change

Villages close to Mettingen are Recke in the west, Neuenkirchen, (Lower Saxony) in the north, Ibbenbüren in the south and Westerkappeln in the east.

Notable persons change

The founders of the textile company C&A, Clemens and August Brenninkmeyer, were born in Mettingen. Also Annika Suthe, participant of the 2004 Summer Olympics (javelin throw) was born there.

References change

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2022 – Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes auf Basis des Zensus vom 9. Mai 2011" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 June 2023.

Other websites change

  Media related to Mettingen at Wikimedia Commons