Lüdinghausen is a town in district of Coesfeld in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the Dortmund-Ems Canal, approx. 25 km south-west of Münster. It is known for its three castles, Castle Luedinghausen, Kakesbeck and Vischering Castle.
Aerial photo of Lüdinghausen
|• Mayor||Ansgar Mertens (CDU)|
|• Total||140.31 km2 (54.17 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||110 m (360 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||52 m (171 ft)|
|• Density||180/km2 (460/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Vehicle registration||COE, LH|
Lüdinghausen was founded in the thirteenth century and received its first city charter around 1308.
- Franz Wernekinck (1764.1839), German physician and botanist
- Johannes Kriege (1859-1937), German jurist and politician (DVP)
- Franz Kamphaus (born 1932), German Roman Catholic bishop
- Bernd Strasser (born 1936), German water polo player
- Heiner Thade (born 1942), German modern penthalete
- Marie Theres Fögen (1946-2008), German jurist and historian
- Wilm Weppelmann (born 1957), German artist
- Bettina Schausten (born 1965), German journalist
- Jens Albert (born 1973), German rapper
- Holger Blume (born 1973), German springer
- Marc Blume (born 1973), German sprinter
- Karin Schnaase (born 1985), German badminton player
- Wiebke Muhsal (born 1986), German politician (AfD)
- Amos Pieper (born 1998), German footballer
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- "AGENDA FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES - Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:30 P.M." Deerfield, Illinois. 2019-10-21. Retrieved 2021-04-12.
- Lüdinghausen Official Site (in German)
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