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Hennef (Sieg)

Hennef
Coat of arms of Hennef
Coat of arms
Hennef is located in Germany
Hennef
Hennef
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Pipke (CDU)
Area
 • Total 105.79 km2 (40.85 sq mi)
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 45,806
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53773
Dialling codes 02242/02248
Vehicle registration SU
Website www.hennef.de

Hennef (Sieg) is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the river Sieg, approx. 7 kilometres (4 miles) south-east of Siegburg and 15 km (9 mi) east of Bonn. Hennef is the fourth biggest town in the Rhein-Sieg-Kreis (i.e. district).[2] It is the site of the 15th-century castle, Schloss Allner.

Twin towns

Hennef is twinned with:[3]

References

  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen".  
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung im Regierungsbezirk Köln" (in German). LDS NRW. Archived from the original on 2008-06-30. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
  3. ^ "Städtepartnerschaften" (in German). Ilona Gerken, Stadt Hennef. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
  4. ^ "Banbury Town Council Official Guide". Localauthoritypublishing.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-03-26. 

External links

  • Stadt Hennef – Official website (German)
  • John Rosauer, "Erinnerungen an den Krieg an der Sieg." "Memories of War on the Sieg," an account of the destruction of Hennef by Allied forces during World War II, based on interviews with survivors.
Aerial view of Hennef, May 2008
Former town hall of Hennef


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