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State: North Rhine-Westphalia
Administrative district: Arnsberg
County: Soest, Germany
Area: 76.24 Square Kilometers
Population: 32,925 (Aug. 2, 2005)
Population density: 421 Peop./Square Kilometer
Altitude: 73–228 meters above Sea Level
Postal code: 59457
Prefix: 02922
License-plate number: SO
Community code: 05 9 74 052
City structure: 10 Sections
Address of the city government: Hedwig-Dransfeld-Str. 23
59457 Werl
Website: www.stadt-werl.de
E-Mail-address: [email protected]
Politics
Mayor: Michael Grossmann (CDU)

Werl is a small city located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It belongs to the district of Soest in the administrative region of Arnsberg, and is easily accessible because it is located between the Sauerland, Münsterland, and the Ruhr Area. The Hellweg road runs through the city, as Werl is a part of the fertile Bördelandschaft of the Werl-Unnaer Börde. Werl was a member of the Hanseatic League in the middle ages, and has contained a statue of the Virgin Mary since 1661. Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen, usually shortened to: NRW) is - in population and economic output - the largest Federal State of Germany. ... An administrative district is another name for a local council. ... Arnsberg is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the south_east of the country. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Soest is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... ... For considerations of sea level change, in particular rise associated with possible global warming, see sea level rise. ... A postal code is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. ... Look up prefix in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... The Christian Democratic Union (CDU - Christlich-Demokratische Union) is a political party in Germany. ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen, usually shortened to: NRW) is - in population and economic output - the largest Federal State of Germany. ... Soest is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Arnsberg is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the south_east of the country. ... The Sauerland is a rural hilly area spreading across most of the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, heavily forested and sparsely inhabited. ... Geography Map of the Ruhr Area The Ruhr Area (German Ruhrgebiet or, colloquially, Ruhrpott) is a metropolitan 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. ... Carta marina of Baltic Sea (1539) The Hanseatic League (German: die Hanse, Dutch: de Hanze, Polish: Hanza) consisted of an alliance of trading cities that established and maintained a trade monopoly over the Baltic Sea and most of Northern Europe for a time in the later Middle Ages and the...


Today this relic is located in the Wallfahrtsbasilika, and the Franciscan religious order takes care of it. Due to the Marien pilgrimage, Werl is the third largest pilgrimage destination in Germany.'

Wallfahrtsbasilika
Wallfahrtsbasilika

Population: 32,925 (August 2nd, 2005). Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (960x1280, 188 KB) Beschreibung: Wallfahrtsbasilika, Werl, Deutschland Quelle: selbst fotografiert, am 7. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (960x1280, 188 KB) Beschreibung: Wallfahrtsbasilika, Werl, Deutschland Quelle: selbst fotografiert, am 7. ...


Neighbors: Arnsberg, Hamm, Soest, Unna Map of Germany showing Arnsberg Arnsberg is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Hamm Hamm is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Soest is the name of two localities, one in the Netherlands and one in Germany: Soest, Netherlands Soest, Germany and the district around Soest, Germany is also called Soest: Soest (district) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Unna is a town which is the seat of the Unna district. ...


It is part of the Soest district. Soest is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...


The large Werl Prison is located there. Werl Prison has about 900 inmates and is one of the largest prisons in Germany. ...


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Werl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (157 words)
Werl is a small city located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
It belongs to the district of Soest in the administrative region of Arnsberg, and is easily accessible because it is located between the Sauerland, Münsterland, and the Ruhr Area.
Werl was a member of the Hanseatic League in the middle ages, and has contained a statue of the Virgin Mary since 1661.
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Werl has been the home of the 17th Squadron from its inception in 1956 until its return to Belgium.
Situated in the heart of Westphalia, a few miles away from the Rhur valley, Werl was founded at the end of the IX Century
Werl also very well knew as a pilgrimage town.
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