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The princely castle.
The princely castle.
Coat of arms of Detmold
Coordinates 51°56′0″N 8°53′0″E / 51.933333°N 8.883333°E / 51.933333; 8.883333
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Lippe
Town subdivisions 26
Mayor Rainer Heller (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 129.39 km2 (49.96 sq mi)
Elevation 134 m  (440 ft)
Population 73,707  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 570 /km2 (1,475 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate LIP
Postal codes 32701–32760
Area codes 05231/05232
Location of the town of Detmold within Lippe district

Detmold is a town in the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It has about 74,000 inhabitants. Detmold is the cultural capital of the District of Lippe.

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