Circle Höxter

of these articles is concerned with the today's circle Höxter, like it since the pool with the circle being castle to the 1. January 1975 exists. To his predecessor circle see circle Höxter (1816 to 1974).
Coat of arms map
Kreiswappen des Kreises Höxter Lage des Kreises Höxter in Deutschland
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: North Rhine-Westphalia
governmental district: Detmold
landscape federation: Westphalia lip
administrative seat: Höxter
surface: 1.199, 96 km ²
inhabitants: 153.912 (30. June 2005)
Population density: 128 Einwohner/km ²
circle keys: 05 7 62
Kfz characteristics: HX
circle arrangement: 10 municipalities
address of the district administration: Moltkestrasse 12
37671 Höxter
land advice: Hubertus baking house (CDU)
Lage des Kreises Höxter in Nordrhein-Westfalen

the circle Höxter is a circle in the extreme east of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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the circle Höxter border in the north to the circle lip, in the east to the districts of Lower Saxony Holzminden and Northeim as well as to the hessian district Kassel, in the south likewise on the district Kassel, in the southwestthe high sour district, in the southeast to the hessian district forest hitting a corner Franconia mountain and in the west to the circle Paderborn.

circle arrangement

the circle Höxter consists of ten municipalities . All ten municipalities lead the title „city “.The city Höxter is middle one city circle-belonging, since their number of inhabitants lies between 25.000 and 60.000.

The following list enumerates the ten municipalities of the circle Höxter alphabetically with official names. The numbers of inhabitants - in parentheses - are of 30.June 2005 (source:National office for data processing and statistics North Rhine-Westphalia).

  1. Bath Driburg, city (19.519)
  2. Beverungen, city (14.976)
  3. Borgentreich, city (9.636)
  4. Brakel, city (17.652)
  5. Höxter, city (32.662)
  6. Marienmünster, city (5.494)
  7. Nieheim, city (7.026)
  8. stone home, City (13.760)
  9. being castle, city (24.339)
  10. will bath meals, city (8.848)


land advice

land advice are Hubertus baking house of the like a Christian democratic union of Germany.

coat of arms

like many newly formed circles, has alsothe circle Höxter an old and a new coat of arms, with which the old circle being castle tribute is to be gezollt here.

The Blasonierung of the coat of arms reads: „In silver (knows) a blue lily; over it in one by a blue wave bar limited, golden(yellow) sign head a red continuous cross. “

Information page to the circle coat of arms on the Internet operational readiness level of the circle


  • „cities and municipalities in Westphalia: The circle Höxter “
    Hg. of the geographical commission for Westphalia. Alois Mayr, Adolf shaker, Klaus Temlitz (Hg.). -
    Münster: Ardey publishing house 1966, ISBN 3-87023-077-0

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