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Werl
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Wallfahrtsbasilika
Coat of arms of Werl
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Soest
Town subdivisions 10
Basic statistics
Area 76.24 km2 (29.44 sq mi)
Elevation 73-228 m
Population 31,861  (30 June 2009)
 - Density 418 /km2 (1,082 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate SO
Postal code 59457
Area code 02922
Website www.werl.de
Location of the town of Werl within Soest district
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Werl is a town found in the district of Soest in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Geography

Divisions of the town

Werl is made up of the following districts:

  • Blumenthal (48 inhabitants)
  • Budberg (596 inhabitants)
  • Büderich (3107 inhabitants)
  • Hilbeck (1339 inhabitants)
  • Holtum (1049 inhabitants)
  • Mawicke (521 inhabitants)
  • Niederbergstraße (210 inhabitants)
  • Oberbergstraße (363 inhabitants)
  • Sönnern (870 inhabitants)
  • Westönnen (2665 inhabitants)
  • Werl (22151 inhabitants)

People

Werl was the birthplace of Franz von Papen (1879–1969), German soldier, politician and diplomat.


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