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Coesfeld
Coat of arms of Coesfeld
Coordinates 51°56′45″N 7°10′03″E / 51.94583°N 7.16750°E / 51.94583; 7.16750
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Coesfeld
Town subdivisions 2
Mayor Heinz Öhmann (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 141.05 km2 (54.46 sq mi)
Elevation 89 m  (292 ft)
Population 36,660  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 260 /km2 (673 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate COE
Postal code 48653
Area code 02541
Website www.coesfeld.de

Coesfeld is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and the capital of the Coesfeld county.

Nepomucenum and St.-Pius-Gymnasium are highschools in Coesfeld.

History

Coesfeld was founded by the holy Ludgerus. Coesfeld has been a town since 1197.

Big villages in county Coesfeld: