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Lichtenau is a municipality in the district of Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Lichtenau
Town hall in Lichtenau
Town hall in Lichtenau
Coat of arms of Lichtenau
Coat of arms
Location of Lichtenau within Paderborn district
North Rhine-WestphaliaHesseHochsauerlandkreisSoest (district)Gütersloh (district)Höxter (district)Lippe (district)Bad LippspringePaderbornHövelhofLichtenauBad WünnenbergAltenbekenSalzkottenBürenBorchenDelbrückLichtenau in PB.svg
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Lichtenau is located in Germany
Lichtenau
Lichtenau
Lichtenau is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Lichtenau
Lichtenau
Coordinates: 51°36′00″N 08°53′00″E / 51.60000°N 8.88333°E / 51.60000; 8.88333Coordinates: 51°36′00″N 08°53′00″E / 51.60000°N 8.88333°E / 51.60000; 8.88333
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictPaderborn
Subdivisions15
Government
 • MayorJosef Hartmann (Die PARTEI)
Area
 • Total192.17 km2 (74.20 sq mi)
Elevation
179-407 m (−1,156 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,632
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
33162–33165
Dialling codes05295
05292 Atteln
05647 Kleinenberg
05259 Herbram-Wald
02994 Blankenrode
Vehicle registrationPB
Websitewww.lichtenau.de

GeographyEdit

Lichtenau is situated on the western slope of the Eggegebirge, approx. 15 km south-east of Paderborn.

Division of the townEdit

After the local government reforms of 1975 Lichtenau consists of the following 15 districts:

Twin TownsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.

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