Extertal is a municipality in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with c. 11,500 inhabitants (2013).

Extertal
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Extertal
Location of Extertal within Lippe district
North Rhine-WestphaliaLower SaxonyHöxter (district)Paderborn (district)Gütersloh (district)BielefeldMinden-LübbeckeHerford (district)DetmoldBarntrupBlombergDörentrupSchlangenLemgoLageAugustdorfBad SalzuflenExtertalLeopoldshöheHorn-Bad MeinbergLügdeSchieder-SchwalenbergOerlinghausenKalletalExtertal in LIP.svg
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Extertal is located in Germany
Extertal
Extertal
Extertal is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Extertal
Extertal
Coordinates: 52°04′00″N 09°07′00″E / 52.06667°N 9.11667°E / 52.06667; 9.11667Coordinates: 52°04′00″N 09°07′00″E / 52.06667°N 9.11667°E / 52.06667; 9.11667
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictLippe
Subdivisions12
Government
 • Mayor (2020–25) Frank Meier[1]
Area
 • Total92.49 km2 (35.71 sq mi)
Elevation
240 m (790 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total11,042
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
32699
Dialling codes05262, 05751, 05754
Vehicle registrationLIP
Websitewww.extertal.de

Extertal is located on the northern edge of the circle in the Teutoburg Nature Reserve, directly adjacent to Lower Saxony. The Exter and Humme rivers flow through the region. The municipality has its headquarters in the Bösingfeld district. Neighbouring cities are Rinteln, Aerzen, Barntrup, Dörentrup and Kalletal.

The highest point of the city is at 371 metres above sea level. The municipality dimensions are about 12.2 kilometres east-west and about 12.5 kilometres north-south.

MayorsEdit

Elected in September 2020, the mayor of Extertal is Frank Meier.[1]

Churches and religious communitiesEdit

  • Evangelical Reformed Church (Church of Lippe) in Bösingfeld, Mittelstrasse 33
  • Evangelical Reformed Church (Church of Lippe) in Almena, Kirchstrasse 1, 32699 Extertal-Almena
  • Evangelical Reformed Church (Church of Lippe) in Silixen, Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Strasse 5
  • Catholic Church: Adolf-Kolping-Weg 1
  • Free Evangelical Community: Mühlenstrasse 4
  • Jehovah's Witnesses: Papenweg 2
  • New Apostolic Church: Bahnhofstrasse

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 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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