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Lippe

Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the district Lippe
State North Rhine-Westphalia
County seat Detmold
Adm. region Detmold
Area 1,246.398 km²
Population 364,931 (2002)
Pop. density 293 inh./km²
Car identification LIP
Web page http://www.lippe.de

This article is about the district Lippe. For the like-named river see Lippe River. Map of Northrhine westphalia highlighting the Lippe district Based on the templates at Wikipedia:WikiProject German districts/Maptemplates File links The following pages link to this file: Lippe Categories: GFDL images ... Germany is a Federal Republic made up of 16 States, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: , usually shortened to NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest and westernmost Federal State of Germany. ... Detmold is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with a population of about 80,000. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an government region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Detmold is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the north-east of the country. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... The Lippe is a river in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...


Lippe is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Herford, Minden-Lübbecke, Schaumburg, Hamelin-Pyrmont, Holzminden, Höxter, Paderborn, Gütersloh, and district-free Bielefeld. There are 439 German districts (Kreise), administrative units in Germany. ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: , usually shortened to NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest and westernmost Federal State of Germany. ... Herford is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Minden-Lübbecke is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... For the city Schaumburg in the United States see Schaumburg, Illinois and for the castle in Lower Saxony near Rinteln, see Schaumburg. ... Hamelin-Pyrmont (German Hameln-Pyrmont) is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Holzminden is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Höxter is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Paderborn is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Gütersloh is a Kreis (district) in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Bielefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

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History

The Lippe district nearly covers the same area as the historic country Lippe. The first mention of this country was in 1123 and which grew in power slowly in the following centuries. In 1528 it became a county, in 1789 it was elevated to a principality. Events First Council of the Lateran confirms Concordat of Worms and demands that priests remain celibate End of the reign of Emperor Toba of Japan. ... Events June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


Unlike many other countries of the Holy Roman Empire in the area Lippe kept its independence in the Napoleonic times, and thus wasn't incorporated into Prussia afterwards. It was one of the smaller member states of the German empire. The extent of the Holy Roman Empire in c. ... Motto: Suum cuique Latin: To each his own Prussia at its peak, as leading state of the German Empire Capital Königsberg, later Berlin Political structure Duchy, Kingdom, Republic Duke1  - 1525–68 Albert I  - 1688–1701 Frederick III King1  - 1701–13 Frederick I  - 1888–1918 William II Prime Minister1,2...



The Lippe Detmold Question arose in March 1895 upon the death of Prince Woldemar and took several years to resolve. Woldemar, Prince of Lippe (18 April 1824-20 March 1895) was a Prince of Lippe. ...


The last prince of Lippe was forced to abdicate in 1918 after the end of World War I when Germany became a republic, his country became a Freistaat in the German republic. In 1932 the state was subdivided into two districts, Detmold and Lemgo. These continued to exist when in 1947 Lippe lost its status as a state of Germany and by order of the British military government was incorporated into the new federal state North Rhine-Westphalia; in 1949 it was approved by the parliament. In 1969/70 the 168 cities and municipalities were merged to 16; and as the second part of the administrative reform in 1973 the two districts Lemgo and Detmold were merged to the district Lippe. Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nikolay II Aleksey Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Robert Nivelle Herbert H. Asquith D. Lloyd George Sir Douglas Haig Sir John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: , usually shortened to NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest and westernmost Federal State of Germany. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...


Geography

The Lippe district covers the northern part of the Teutoburg Forest, which also contain the highest elevation of the district, the 496 meter high Köterberg near Lügde. The lowest elevation is at the Weser river with 45.5 m. The main river is the Werre, and at the northern border of the district the Weser. View over the Teutoburg Forest The Teutoburg Forest (German: Teutoburger Wald) is a range of low, forested mountains in the German states of Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia, which was believed to be the environ of a decisive battle in AD 9. ... Lügde is a town in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Weser watershed The Weser is a river of north-western Germany. ... Weser watershed The Weser is a river of north-western Germany. ...


Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms show the traditional symbol of the state of Lippe, the rose, as the district covers nearly the same area as the historic country. In the middle of the rose 16 stamens symbolize the 16 cities and municipalities of the district. The coat of arms was granted in 1973.

Despite the relatively small size of Lippe, the Lippish rose is also one of only three symbols included in the coat of arms of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Coat of arms of the Lippe district This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Stamens of the Amaryllis with prominent anthers carrying pollen Insects, while collecting pollen, accidentally transfer it from one flower to another, bringing about pollination The stamen is the male organ of a flower. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Salzuflen
  2. Barntrup
  3. Blomberg
  4. Detmold
  5. Horn-Bad Meinberg
  6. Lage
  7. Lemgo
  8. Lügde
  9. Oerlinghausen
  10. Schieder-Schwalenberg
  1. Augustdorf
  2. Dörentrup
  3. Extertal
  4. Kalletal
  5. Leopoldshöhe
  6. Schlangen

Bad Salzuflen is a bad city in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Barntrup is a town in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Blomberg is a town in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Detmold is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with a population of about 80,000. ... Horn-Bad Meinberg (51°54′N 8°59:′E) is a city in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Lage is a city in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Lemgo is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany with a population of 42. ... Lügde is a town in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Coat of Arms of Oerlinghausen Overall View of Oerlinghausen Oerlinghausen is a city in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany located between Bielefeld and Detmold in the Teutoburger Wald. ... Schieder-Schwalenberg is a town and a municipality in the Lippe district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Augustdorf is a municipality (Gemeinde) in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Dörentrup is a municipality (Gemeinde) in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Extertal is a municipality (Gemeinde) in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Kalletal is a municipality (Gemeinde) in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Leopoldshöhe is a municipality (Gemeinde) in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Schlangen is a municipality (Gemeinde) in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

Culinary Art

The most famous dish served in Lippe is the Pickert. In the past it was known as a meal for poor people. The main ingredients are potatoes, flour and raisins. A Pickert is a flat, fried or baked potato dumpling from Germany. ...


Princes of Lippe (1789-2007)

Leopold I, Prince of Lippe (2 December 1767-5 November 1802) was a Prince of Lippe. ... Leopold II, Prince of Lippe (6 November 1796-1 January 1851) was a Prince of Lippe. ... Leopold III, Prince of Lippe Leopold III, Prince of Lippe (1 September 1821-8 December 1875) was a Prince of Lippe. ... Woldemar, Prince of Lippe (18 April 1824-20 March 1895) was a Prince of Lippe. ... Alexander, Prince of Lippe (16 January 1831-13 January 1905) was the penultimate Prince of Lippe. ... Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe (20 July 1859-9 July 1917) was the regent of the Principality of Lippe from 1895 till 1897. ... Count Ernst of Lippe-Biesterfeld Count Ernst of Lippe-Biesterfeld (9 June 1842-26 September 1904) was the regent of Principality of Lippe from 1897 till 1904. ... Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe (30 May 1871-30 December 1949) was the last Prince of Lippe He was born in Oberkassel the son of Count Ernst of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1842-1904) and Princess Karoline of Wartensleben (1844-1905). ... Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe (30 May 1871-30 December 1949) was the last Prince of Lippe He was born in Oberkassel the son of Count Ernst of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1842-1904) and Princess Karoline of Wartensleben (1844-1905). ... HSH Armin, Prince of Lippe (Armin Leopold Ernst Bruno Heinrich Willa August) was born on 18 August 1924. ...

External links

  • Official website (German)
  • Ordinances and by-laws of the county of Lippe online
  • Guidelines for the integration of the Land Lippe within the territory of the federal state North-Rhine-Westphalia of 17th January 1947
Flag of North Rhine-Westphalia
Urban districts and Districts in the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

Urban
districts
Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Rhine-Westphalia. ... There are 439 German districts (Kreise), 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: , usually shortened to NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest and westernmost Federal State of Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ...

Aachen | Bergisch Gladbach | Bielefeld | Bochum | Bonn | Bottrop | Dortmund | Duisburg | Düsseldorf | Essen | Gelsenkirchen | Hagen | Hamm | Herne | Köln (Cologne) | Krefeld | Leverkusen | Mönchengladbach | Mülheim | Münster | Oberhausen | Remscheid | Solingen | Wuppertal Oche redirects here; in darts the oche is the line from which players must throw. ... Categories: Germany geography stubs | Cities in Germany ... Bielefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Bochum is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Bonn is the 19th largest city in Germany, located about 20 kilometres south of Cologne on the river Rhine in the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Map of Germany showing Bottrop Bottrop is a city in west central Germany, on the Rhine-Herne Canal, in North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen). ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ... Duisburg is a German city and port 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 and (together with Cologne and the Ruhr Area) the economic center of Western Germany. ... Essen is a city in the center of the Ruhr Area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Gelsenkirchen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Hagen is the 37th largest city in Germany, located in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Map of Germany showing Hamm Hamm is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Herne is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... For other uses, see Cologne (disambiguation). ... Krefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Mönchengladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Mülheim an der Ruhr, that calls itself City on the River, is a small to medium-sized city in [North Rhine-Westphalia]] in Germany. ... For other places with the same or similar names, and other uses of the word, see Munster (disambiguation) 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. ... Wuppertal university Wuppertal is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

Districts

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. ... Gütersloh is a Kreis (district) in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... 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. ... 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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German Genealogy: Lippe (-Detmold) (1604 words)
The present Kreis Lippe within the Regierungsbezirk Detmold (administrative district) in Nordrhein-Westfalen is almost identical with the territory of the former Principality of Lippe.
The highest hill in Lippe is the Köterberg with a height of almost 500 m, that politically belongs to the town of Lügde.
In 1528, Lippe becomes a Grafschaft (county); in 1720 the Earls (Counts) of Lippe-Detmold were elevated to the status of Reichsfürst (Prince of Empire) and Lippe became a Principality within the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.
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