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Oberkirchen is a locality in the municipality Schmallenberg in the High Sauerland District in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Oberkirchen
Stadtteil of Schmallenberg
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Coat of arms of Oberkirchen
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Location of Oberkirchen
Oberkirchen is located in Germany
Oberkirchen
Oberkirchen
Oberkirchen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Oberkirchen
Oberkirchen
Coordinates: 51°9′31″N 8°22′22″E / 51.15861°N 8.37278°E / 51.15861; 8.37278Coordinates: 51°9′31″N 8°22′22″E / 51.15861°N 8.37278°E / 51.15861; 8.37278
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictHochsauerlandkreis
TownSchmallenberg
Population
 (2018-12-31)
 • Total796
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)

The village has 796 inhabitants[1] and lies in the east of the municipality of Schmallenberg at a height of around 442 m. The river Lenne flows through the village. In the village centre the Bundesstraße 236 federal road meets the Landesstraße 640. Oberkirchen borders on the villages of Winkhausen, Niedersorpe, Inderlenne, Vorwald and Almert. The village used to belong to the municipality of Oberkirchen in Amt Schmallenberg until the end of 1974.

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