Wallenhorst is a municipality in the district of Osnabrück, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the Wiehengebirge, approx. 10 km north of Osnabrück.

Wallenhorst
Coat of arms of Wallenhorst
Location of Wallenhorst within Osnabrück district
Wallenhorst in OS.svg
Wallenhorst is located in Germany
Wallenhorst
Wallenhorst
Wallenhorst is located in Lower Saxony
Wallenhorst
Wallenhorst
Coordinates: 52°21′N 8°1′E / 52.350°N 8.017°E / 52.350; 8.017Coordinates: 52°21′N 8°1′E / 52.350°N 8.017°E / 52.350; 8.017
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictOsnabrück
Subdivisions4 districts
Government
 • Mayor (2021–26) Otto Steinkamp[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total47.18 km2 (18.22 sq mi)
Elevation
88 m (289 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total22,907
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
49134
Dialling codes05407
Vehicle registrationOS, BSB, MEL, WTL
Websitewww.wallenhorst.de
Johannes church in Rulle district

The New St. Alexander Church serves as a reference height for all other heights in the German Mean Height Reference System (Normalhöhennull).

Notable peopleEdit

  • Georg Budke (1900–1994), politician CDU
  • Hubert Müller (1936–1995), Catholic priest, theologian and church lawyer
  • Johanna Voß (born 1957), politician (The Left)

Other personalitiesEdit

  • Clemens Lammerskitten (born 1957), politician CDU
  • Stefan Niggemeier (born 1969), media journalist, grew up in the Wallenhorster districts of Rulle and Lechtingen
  • Horst Georg Pöhlmann (born 1933), German evangelical theologian, lives in Wallenhorst
  • Irmgard Vogelsang (born 1946), politician CDU

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Direktwahlen in Niedersachsen vom 12. September 2021" (PDF). Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. 13 October 2021.
  2. ^ Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.

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