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Map of Germany showing Hamm
Map of Germany showing Hamm

Hamm is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the Lippe River, northeast of the Ruhr area. As of December 2003 its population was 184,961. Image File history File links Hamm-Position. ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the largest in population (though only fourth in area) among Germanys 16 federal states. ... The Lippe is a river in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Map of the Ruhr Area The Ruhr Area (German Ruhrgebiet or, colloquially, Ruhrpott) is an urban area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, consisting of a number of large industrial cities bordered by the rivers Ruhr to the south, Rhine to the west, and Lippe to the north. ...


The town was founded in 1226 by Count Adolf I of Mark. The name Hamm means "corner" in the old Low German dialect that was spoken in that time. This name may have been given due to the location of Hamm in the corner of the Lippe river and the narrow Ahse affluent. Events Carmelite Order approved by Pope Honorius III Frederick II calls Imperial Diet of Cremona Births Deaths October 3 Saint Francis of Assisi founder of the Franciscan Order and patron Saint of animals and the environment Canonized by Pope Gregory IX in 1228 November 8 King Louis VIII of France... Mark was a medieval territory in todays North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Low German (in Low German, Platt(düütsch) or Nedderdüütsch) is any of a variety of West Germanic languages spoken in northern Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. ...


In 1469 Hamm became a member of the Hanseatic League. It was one of the most powerful towns in the region, while the large cities of the today's Ruhr area were only tiny villages. In the 19th century coal mining and steel production became important in Hamm, just as in the adjoining Ruhr area. Events July 26 - Battle of Edgecote Moor October 17 - Prince Ferdinand of Aragon wed princess Isabella of Castile. ... The Hanseatic League (German: die Hanse) was an alliance of trading cities that established and maintained a trade monopoly over most of Northern Europe and the Baltic for a time in the later Middle Ages and the Early Modern period (ie between the 13th and 17th century). ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by deep mining, coal mining (open-pit mining or strip mining). ... The old steel cable of a colliery winding tower Steel is a metal alloy whose major component is iron, with carbon being the primary alloying material. ...


There are few ancient buildings in Hamm, due to the air raids of World War II. Hamm is better known for the largest Hindu temple of Europe, the Sri Kamadchi temple, which was completed in 2002. World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that engulfed much of the globe... Hinduism (सनातन धर्म; also known as Sanātana Dharma, and Vaidika-Dharma) is a worldwide religious tradition that is based on teachings of the Veda scriptures. ... 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Hamm is currently twinned with Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the unrelated concept of physically neighbouring cities. ... City nickname: Scenic City (official), River City, Chatty, ChatTown, Chattavegas Location Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Government Cities in Tennessee Tennessee Mayor Ron Littlefield Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 370. ...

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Cities and Districts in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

Cities Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... There are 439 German districts, administrative units in Germany. ... Germany is a federal republic made up of 16 states, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the largest in population (though only fourth in area) among Germanys 16 federal states. ... {{JESUS TOOK THE FLAG}} He stole it and sold it to some asian drug dealers from the atlantic, hmm? File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Berlin Brandenburg Chelsea F.C. European Peoples Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats Fulham F.C. Football World...

Aachen | Bielefeld | Bochum | Bonn | Bottrop | Dortmund | Duisburg | Düsseldorf | Essen | Gelsenkirchen
Hagen | Hamm | Herne | Köln (Cologne) | Krefeld | Leverkusen | Mönchengladbach | Mülheim
Münster | Oberhausen | Remscheid | Solingen | Wattenscheid | Wuppertal Map of Germany showing Aachen Aachen (French Aix-la-Chapelle, Dutch Aken, Latin Aquisgranum, Ripuarian Oche) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km to the west of Cologne, and the westernmost city in Germany, at 50°46′ N 6... Map of Germany showing Bielefeld Bielefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing location of Bochum Bochum is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Bonn is a city in Germany (Population (2004 est): 313,605 ; the 19th largest city in Germany), in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, located about 20 kilometres south of Cologne on the river Rhine. ... Map of Germany showing Bottrop Bottrop is a city in west central Germany, on the Rhine-Herne Canal, in North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen). ... Map of Germany showing Dortmund Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ... Location of Duisburg Duisburgs inner harbour Duisburg is a German city in the western part of the Ruhr Area (Ruhrgebiet) in North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Map of Germany showing Essen Essen [ˈɛsnÌ©] is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Gelsenkirchen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Hagen Hagen is the 37th largest city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Map of Germany showing Herne Herne is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Cologne skyline at night with river Rhine in the foreground and famous Cologne Cathedral on the right. ... Krefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Leverkusen Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Mönchengladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Mülheim an der Ruhr is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. ... Position - Münster in Germany Town Hall at Prinzipalmarkt Münster: Prinzipalmarkt Münster is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Oberhausen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Remscheid is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Wattenscheid was once a separate town in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany. ... Wuppertal university Wuppertal is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

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Aachen | Borken | Kleve (Cleves) | Coesfeld | Düren | Ennepe-Ruhr | Euskirchen | Gütersloh | Heinsberg | Herford Hochsauerland | Höxter | Lippe | Märkischer Kreis | Mettmann | Minden-Lübbecke | Oberbergischer Kreis Olpe | Paderborn | Recklinghausen | Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis | Rhein-Erft-Kreis | Rhein-Kreis Neuss Rhein-Sieg-Kreis | Siegen-Wittgenstein | Soest | Steinfurt | Unna | Viersen | Warendorf | Wesel The district of Aachen (Kreis Aachen) is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Borken is a Kreis (district) in the northwestern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Cleves (Kleve in German and these days also usually in English) is a Kreis (local-government district) in northwestern North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Coesfeld is a Kreis (district) in the northwestern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, west of the city of Münster. ... Düren is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... The Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis is a district in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Euskirchen is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... -1... Heinsberg is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Herford is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Hochsauerland is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Höxter is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... This article is about the district Lippe. ... The Märkische Kreis is a district (Kreis) in central North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Mettmann is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Minden-Lübbecke is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... The Oberbergische Kreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Olpe is a Kreis (district) in the south-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Paderborn is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Recklinghausen is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... The Rheinisch-Bergische Kreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... The Rhein-Erft-Kreis is a district in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Neuss is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... The Rhein-Sieg-Kreis is a Kreis (district) in the south of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Siegen-Wittgenstein is a Kreis (district) in the south-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Soest is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Steinfurt is a Kreis (district) in the northern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... The Unna district is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Viersen is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Warendorf is a Kreis (district) in the northern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Wesel is a Kreis (district) in the norther-western part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

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Hamm - Wikipedia (3519 words)
Hieraus entstand der heutige "Kirchenkreis Hamm", zu dem heute 18 evangelische Kirchengemeinden der Stadt Hamm und den benachbarten Städten und Gemeinden Ahlen, Bönen, Sendenhorst, Hilbeck (Stadtteil von Werl) und Werne innerhalb der Evangelischen Kirche von Westfalen gehören.
Hamm liegt in unmittelbarer Nähe der Autobahnen A1, A2 und A44.
Dezember 2004 wurde in Hamm das erste pädagogische Zentrum in einer nordrhein-westfälischen Stadt eröffnet.
MSN Encarta - Mia Hamm (594 words)
Hamm, Mia, born in 1972, American soccer player, one of the greatest female players in the history of the sport.
Mariel Margaret Hamm was born in Selma, Alabama.
Hamm’s great success led her to become an ambassador for women’s soccer, and she has appeared in a number of high-visibility commercials and product endorsements.
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