Ense (German pronunciation: [ˈɛnzə]) is a municipality in the district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Ense
Townhall of Ense (in the town of Bremen (Ense))
Townhall of Ense (in the town of Bremen (Ense))
Coat of arms of Ense
Location of Ense within Soest district
North Rhine-WestphaliaPaderborn (district)Soest (district)Warendorf (district)HammUnna (district)Märkischer KreisHochsauerlandkreisSoestEnseWelverAnröchteLippstadtWerlGesekeLippetalBad SassendorfRüthenWickedeWarsteinErwitteMöhneseeEnse in SO.svg
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Ense is located in Germany
Ense
Ense
Ense is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Ense
Ense
Coordinates: 51°28′N 07°58′E / 51.467°N 7.967°E / 51.467; 7.967Coordinates: 51°28′N 07°58′E / 51.467°N 7.967°E / 51.467; 7.967
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictSoest
Subdivisions15
Government
 • Mayor (2020–25) Rainer Busemann[1]
Area
 • Total51.08 km2 (19.72 sq mi)
Elevation
206 m (676 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total12,256
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
59469
Dialling codes02938
Vehicle registrationSO
Websitewww.gemeinde-ense.de

GeographyEdit

Ense is situated on the river Möhne, approx. 12 km north-west of Arnsberg and 12 km south-west of Soest. Ense lies at the northside of the Sauerland and at the south side of the Haarstrang.

Neighbouring municipalitiesEdit

Division of the townEdit

Ense consists of the following 15 districts:

  • Bilme (47 inhabitants)
  • Bittingen (99 inhabitants)
  • Bremen (Ense) (3.135 inhabitants)
  • Gerlingen (66 inhabitants)
  • Höingen (1.964 inhabitants)
  • Hünningen (523 inhabitants)
  • Lüttringen (990 inhabitants)
  • Niederense (3.366 inhabitants)
  • Oberense (276 inhabitants)
  • Parsit (933 inhabitants)
  • Ruhne (325 inhabitants)
  • Sieveringen (352 inhabitants)
  • Vierhausen
  • Volbringen (137 inhabitants)
  • Waltringen (671 inhabitants)

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 30 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.

External linksEdit