Löhne (German pronunciation: [ˈløːnə] (listen)) is a town in the district of Herford, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Löhne
Ulenburg Castle
Ulenburg Castle
Flag of Löhne
Coat of arms of Löhne
Location of Löhne within Herford district
Lippe (district)Lower SaxonyGütersloh (district)Minden-LübbeckeMinden-LübbeckeBielefeldNorth Rhine-WestphaliaEngerLöhneBündeKirchlengernHerfordSpengeHiddenhausenRödinghausenVlothoLöhne in HF.svg
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Löhne is located in Germany
Löhne
Löhne
Löhne is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
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Löhne
Coordinates: 52°12′N 8°42′E / 52.200°N 8.700°E / 52.200; 8.700Coordinates: 52°12′N 8°42′E / 52.200°N 8.700°E / 52.200; 8.700
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictHerford
Subdivisions5
Government
 • Mayor (2020–25) Bernd Poggemöller[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total59.41 km2 (22.94 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total39,871
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
32584
Dialling codes05732, 05731 (Gohfeld), 05228 (Wittel)
Vehicle registrationHF
Websitewww.loehne.de

GeographyEdit

Löhne is situated on the river Werre, approx. 8 km north of Herford and 20 km south-west of Minden.

Neighbouring placesEdit

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Löhne is twinned with:[3]

Notable peopleEdit

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.
  3. ^ "Städtepartnerschaften". loehne.de (in German). Löhne. Retrieved 2021-02-19.

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