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Paderborn
Paderborn town hall
Coat of arms of Paderborn
Coordinates: 51° 43′ N, 8° 46′ E
Time zone: CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Administration
Country: Germany
State: North Rhine-Westphalia
Administrative region: Detmold
District: Paderborn
City subdivisions: City centre and 7 wards
Mayor: Heinz Paus (CDU)
Governing party: CDU
Basic Statistics
Area: 179.38 km² (69 sq.mi.)
Population: 143,849 (30 June 2006)
 - Density: 802 /km² (2,077 /sq.mi.)
Elevation: 94-347 m
Further Information
Postal codes: 33041-33106
Area codes: 05251, 05252, 05254, 05293
Licence plate code: PB
Website: paderborn.de

Paderborn is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, capital of the Paderborn district. Its geographical location is 51°43′N 8°45′E, and it has a population of approximately 142,000, of which 8% are students at the local university and about 10,000 are members or former members of the British armed forces. The vast majority of the armed forces' and families are located in the Sennelager ward, due to the proximity of the large barracks on Bielefelder Straße. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1152 × 864 pixel, file size: 310 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Paderborn: Historical city hall File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Karte_Deutschland. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... 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This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... 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. ... 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. ... There are 439 German districts (Kreise), administrative units in Germany. ... Paderborn is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... 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North Rhine-Westphalia (German: , usually shortened to NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest and westernmost Federal State of Germany. ... Paderborn is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... University of Paderborn The University of Paderborn (German: Universität Paderborn) in Paderborn, Germany, is a university with 14,700 students (as of 2005 October). ...


The name of the city derives from the river Pader, which originates in more than 200 springs near Paderborn Cathedral, where St. Liborius is buried. The Pader is a river in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Paderborn Cathedral The Paderborn Cathedral St. ... Liborius (c. ...

Central Paderborn and Cathedral
Central Paderborn and Cathedral

Contents

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Industry

It is the headquarters of the former Nixdorf Computer AG, which was acquired by Siemens in the early 1990s and known as Siemens-Nixdorf for about 10 years. The company is now known as Wincor Nixdorf which is still located in Paderborn, but Siemens retains a considerable presence in the city. Nixdorf Computer AG was a computer company founded by Heinz Nixdorf in 1968. ... Siemens AG (ISIN: DE0007236101, FWB: SIE, NYSE: SI) is the worlds largest technology companies. ... Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme, AG (SNI), was a separate company within Siemens until the late 1990s, and was the largest IT company in Europe. ... Wincor Nixdorf (FWB:WIN) is a corporation that provides retail and retail banking hardware, software, and services. ...


Paderborn is also home of the "Paderborner" brewery. Brauerei Paderborner is a brewery in the German city of Paderborn. ...


Paderborn has the biggest computer museum in the world, the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum [1]. Every year, Paderborn hosts the German Open of Robo-soccer. // Overview RoboCup is an international robotics competition founded in 1993. ...


History

It is believed that Charlemagne spent considerable time in the area during his reign, and evidence in the form of ruins below and around Paderborn's cathedral seem to back this up. A portrait of Charlemagne by Albrecht Dürer that was painted several centuries after Charlemagnes death. ... A cathedral is a religious building for worship, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Roman Catholic, Anglican and some Lutheran churches, which serves as a bishops seat, and thus as the central church of a diocese. ...


The tree Irminsul was supposedly located near Paderborn. Detail of the bent Irminsul on the Externsteine relief. ...


Paderborn was the seat of the Bishopric of Paderborn; today it is seat of a Roman Catholic archbishop. The Diocese of Paderborn was founded in 799 by Pope Leo III. In the early years it was subordinated to the bishop of Würzburg. ...

Paderborn in 1647.
Paderborn in 1647.

St. Liborius is commemorated every year in Paderborn with the Liborifest in July, although the ensuing festivities have little to do with the saint. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2596x796, 1323 KB) Copper-engraving of the view on Paderborn by Matthäus Merian. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2596x796, 1323 KB) Copper-engraving of the view on Paderborn by Matthäus Merian. ...


Sister cities

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Sports

Paderborn is home of the SC Paderborn 07 football club, which achieved fame in 2005 by advancing to the second Bundesliga. SC Paderborn 07 is a football club based in Paderborn, Germany that plays in the countrys Regionalliga-Nord (Northern Regional League). ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Paderborn is a focal point in Germany for American sports. The local baseball team, the Paderborn Untouchables, has won many German championships, and the local American Football team, the Paderborn Dolphins, has also enjoyed considerable success. In 2006 the Paderborn Baskets, the home basketball team of the city achieved the Bundesliga. A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... The Paderborn Untouchables (full name Untouchables Paderborn Baseball Club e. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ...


Transportation

Paderborn Airport.
Paderborn Airport.

Paderborn is located at the Autobahn A33, which connects Paderborn to the Autobahn A2 in the north and the Autobahn A 44 in the south. The main train station is a regular stop for the InterCityExpress and several local trains. Train connections can be found here. The Paderborn Lippstadt Airport connects Paderborn to the bigger German Airports and offers flights to many Locations in Europe. There is a bus shuttle between the airport and the Paderborn main train station. In Paderborn there is a bus system served by the Padersprinter for local buses and the VPH for regional buses. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1152x864, 195 KB) description: Airport Paderborn-Lippstadt:Departure Lounge source: own photograph photographer/designer: ludger1961 date of exposure/design: 2005-05-29 other versions: none File links The following pages link to this file: Paderborn Paderborn Lippstadt Airport ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1152x864, 195 KB) description: Airport Paderborn-Lippstadt:Departure Lounge source: own photograph photographer/designer: ludger1961 date of exposure/design: 2005-05-29 other versions: none File links The following pages link to this file: Paderborn Paderborn Lippstadt Airport ... The Bundesautobahn 33 (Abbreviation: BAB 33, Autobahn 33, or A33 – connects the Bundesautobahn 30 in the North and the Bundesautobahn 44 in the South, serving Holland, Lower Saxony and Thuringia. ... Map of the A 2 in Germany Bundesautobahn 2 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 2, short form Autobahn 2, abbreviated as BAB 2 or A 2) is an autobahn in Germany that connects the Ruhr area in the west to Berlin in the east. ... The Bundesautobahn 44 (BAB 40 or A 44) is a German Autobahn. ... 3rd Generation ICE train The InterCityExpress or ICE is a high-speed train, built by Siemens AG and others, operated mainly in Germany and neighboring countries, for example to Zürich, Switzerland or Vienna, Austria. ... Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport (German: Flughafen Paderborn-Lippstadt) is an airport in Germany that serves the Ostwestfalen-Lippe area in North Rhine-Westphalia. ...


Wards in the City of Paderborn

Elsen is a village in Germany that forms a part of the city Paderborn in North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Sennelager is a village in Germany that forms part of the City of Paderborn. ... Sande is: A municipality in the county of Vestfold in Norway, see Sande, Vestfold A municipality in the county of Møre og Romsdal in Norway, see Sande, Møre og Romsdal Sande, Jakob, Norwegian poet and song writer from Fjaler in Sunnfjord(1906-1966), see Jakob Sande A sorority...

External links

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Paderborn - definition of Paderborn in Encyclopedia (220 words)
Paderborn is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, capital of the district Paderborn.
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Liborius is celebrated every year in Paderborn with the Liborifest in July, although the ensuing festivities have little to do with the saint himself.
Paderborn (district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (226 words)
Paderborn is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Paderborn was a clerical state until it was included into Prussia in 1803.
The Paderborn district is located at the western slope of the Teutoburg Forest, west of the Eggegebirge.
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