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Encyclopedia > Münster (region)
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State: North Rhine-Westphalia
Capital: Münster
Area: 6,904.93 km²
Inhabitants: 2,622,200 (2002)
pop. density: 380 inh./km²
Map
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the districts of the Regierungsbezirk

Münster is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the north of the state. It covers mostly the rural lands of the Münsterland. Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). ... With eighteen million inhabitants inhabiting 34,080 km² in western-northwestern Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia (German Nordrhein-Westfalen) is largest in population though only fourth in area among Germanys sixteen federal states, and contains about 22% of Germanys GDP. The capital is Düsseldorf. ... Münster is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... With eighteen million inhabitants inhabiting 34,080 km² in western-northwestern Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia (German Nordrhein-Westfalen) is largest in population though only fourth in area among Germanys sixteen federal states, and contains about 22% of Germanys GDP. The capital is Düsseldorf. ... The Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. ...


The history of the Regierungsbezirk dates back to 1815, when it was one of the original 25 Regierungsbezirke created as a subdivision of the provinces of Prussia. The last reorganization of the districts was done in 1975, when the number of districts was reduced from 10 to 5, and the number of district-free cities from six to three. 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia ( German: Preußen or Preussen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: Prūsai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad exclave of Russia and... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...

Kreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Borken
  2. Coesfeld
  3. Recklinghausen
  4. Steinfurt
  5. Warendorf
  1. Bottrop
  2. Gelsenkirchen
  3. Münster

Categories: Districts of North Rhine-Westphalia ... Categories: Districts of North Rhine-Westphalia ... Recklinghausen 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. ... Warendorf is a Kreis (district) in the northern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Categories: Germany geography stubs | Cities in Germany ... Gelsenkirchen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Münster is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

External links

Official website (http://www.bezreg-muenster.nrw.de)


 
 

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