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Minden-Lübbecke District - DEA46

EU regions: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Detmold Government Region > Minden-Lübbecke District

map of Minden-Lübbecke District DEA46
number of inhabitants2022311 214
population density2022272.8
old-age dependency ratio202235.8
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2020128

* more on wikidata Q6239 * on OpenStreetMap * Minden-Lübbecke District slovensky: DEA46

demographic pyramid DEA46 Minden-Lübbecke District

From wikipedia:

Minden-Lübbecke is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Diepholz, Nienburg, Schaumburg, Lippe, Herford, Osnabrück.


This is the northernmost district of North Rhine-Westphalia. It protrudes into Lower Saxon territory. The Weser River enters the district in the southeast and leaves to the north. In the south of the district the river runs through a narrow gorge, which is formed by two mountain chains, the Wiehen Hills in the west and the Wesergebirge in the east. This gorge is called Porta Westfalica, since it marks the ancient border of Westphalia.


Minden-Lübbecke is roughly identical with the medieval Bishopric of Minden. At its biggest extent in the 13th century, it later lost territory until it came finally to be around the size of today's district. In the 17th century the principality came into the possession of Brandenburg and thus Prussia.

other: Detmold Government Region, Herford, Minden-Lübbecke District, Höxter, Paderborn, Gütersloh, Bielefeld, Lippe

neighbours: Diepholz, Osnabrück, Nienburg an der Weser, Herford, Schaumburg, Lippe

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Minden-Lübbecke District - DEA46, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DEA46