Paderborn town hall
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|Mayor||Heinz Paus (CDU)|
|Area||179. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen usually shortened to NRW, official short form NW is the westernmost and - in terms of population and economic output - the A Regierungsbezirk is a type of government region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states ( ''Bundesländer'') Detmold (ˈdɛtmɔlt is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the north-east of the state German districts (de ''Kreise'' or de ''Landkreise'' in the states of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Schleswig-Holstein, singular de ''Kreis'' and de ''Landreis'' Paderborn (paːdɐˈbɔʁn is a Kreis ( District) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Burgomaster (alternatively spelled Burgo[[meister]], literally translated meaning master of the town or master of the Fortress The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) is the largest Political party in Germany. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 38 km² (69. 3 sq mi)|
|- Density||804 /km² (2,083 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Area codes||05251, 05252, 05254, 05293|
|Location of the city of Paderborn within the district|
Paderborn (IPA: [paːdɐˈbɔʁn]) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, capital of the Paderborn district. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume Central European Time ( CET) is one of the names of the Time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. Central European Summer Time ( CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 Time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+1 is used in the following locations Central European Time West Africa Time Western European Summer Time UTC+2 corresponds to the following Time zones Eastern European Time Egypt Standard Time Central Africa Time German car number plates ( Kfz-Kennzeichen) show the place where the car carrying them is registered __FORCETOC__ Postal codes in Germany, Postleitzahl (plural Postleitzahlen abbreviated to PLZ consist of five digits which indicate the wider area (first two digits and the see also Telephone numbering in Germany for further codes including service numbers cell phones etc A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen usually shortened to NRW, official short form NW is the westernmost and - in terms of population and economic output - the Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Paderborn (paːdɐˈbɔʁn is a Kreis ( District) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The name of the city derives from the river Pader, which originates in more than 200 springs near Paderborn Cathedral, where St. Liborius is buried. The Pader is a River in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, left tributary of the Lippe. The Paderborn Cathedral St Liborius is the Cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paderborn Saint Liborius (348-396 was the second Bishop of Le Mans. He is the patron saint of the cathedral and archdiocese of Paderborn in Germany
Paderborn is situated at the spring of the Pader river, approx. 30 kilometers east of Lippstadt and approx. 50 kilometers south of Bielefeld. The hills of the Eggegebirge are located east of the city. The Eggegebirge (Egge Range is a range of low forested mountains in the very East of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The city of Paderborn consists of the following wards
Paderborn has a population of over 144,000, of which approximately 10% are students at the local university. Hövelhof is a municipality in the district Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Bad Lippspringe is a town in the district of Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Altenbeken (altənˈbeːkən is a municipality in the district of Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Lichtenau is a municipality in the district of Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Borchen is a municipality in the district of Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Salzkotten is a town in the district of Paderborn, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Delbrück (ˈdɛlbʁʏk is a town in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the district Paderborn. Elsen is a village in Germany that forms a part of the city Paderborn in North Rhine-Westphalia. Sennelager is a village in Germany that forms part of the City of Paderborn. The University of Paderborn (Universität Paderborn in Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany was founded in 1972 Additionally, about 10,000 members or relatives of members of the British armed forces live in Paderborn, but are not included in the nominal population size. The Armed forces of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majesty's Armed Forces, and sometimes legally the Armed Forces About half of the armed forces and families live in the Sennelager ward, the location of the largest barracks. Sennelager is a village in Germany that forms part of the City of Paderborn.
Paderborn is the headquarters of the former Nixdorf Computer AG, which was acquired by Siemens in the early 1990s and known as Siemens-Nixdorf for about 10 years. Nixdorf Computer AG was a Computer company founded by Heinz Nixdorf in 1952 Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme, AG ( SNI) was formed in 1990 by the merger of Nixdorf Computer AG and the Siemens ' Data Information Services The company is now known as Wincor Nixdorf which is still located in Paderborn, but Siemens retains a considerable presence in the city. Wincor Nixdorf ( is a German Corporation that provides retail and retail banking hardware software and services
Many other IT companies as well as industrial enterprises are located in Paderborn, too:
Paderborn is also home of the "Paderborner" brewery, which has belonged to the Warsteiner group since 1990. In Computational complexity theory, DSPACE or SPACE is the Computational resource describing the resource of Memory space for a Deterministic Benteler AG is a Management Holding Company coordinating three legally independent internationally active business divisions Automotive Steel/Tube and Distribution CLAAS is an agricultural machinery manufacturer founded in 1913, now based in Harsewinkel / Germany in the region of North Rhine Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn AG ( DB AG, DBAG or DB) is the German national Railway company Fujitsu Siemens Computers Inc is a Japanese and German IT vendor, selling consumer and business computing products in the markets of Europe Orga Systems is a medium sized billing company based in Paderborn, Germany Wincor Nixdorf ( is a German Corporation that provides retail and retail banking hardware software and services Secure Computing Corporation, or SCC, is a Public company ( that develops and sells Computer security appliances and hosted services that protect ( is a Japanese Multinational corporation, specializing in Engineering Consulting and Electronic design automation. Brauerei Paderborner is a brewery in the German city of Paderborn.
It is believed that Charlemagne spent considerable time in the area during his reign, and evidence in the form of ruins below and around Paderborn's cathedral seem to back this up. Charlemagne (ˈʃɑrlɨmeɪn Carolus Magnus or Karolus Magnus meaning Charles the Great) (747 – 28 January 814 was King of the Franks from 768 to his This article is about the history and organisation of the cathedral
The tree Irminsul was supposedly located near Paderborn. An Irminsul ( Old Saxon, probably "great/mighty pillar" or "arising pillar" was a kind of Pillar which is attested as playing an important role
Paderborn was the seat of the Bishopric of Paderborn; today it is seat of a Roman Catholic archbishop. The Bishopric of Paderborn (Fürstbistum Paderborn was a Prince-bishopric of the Holy Roman Empire from 1281 to 1802
St. Liborius is commemorated every year in Paderborn with the Liborifest in July, although the ensuing festivities have little to do with the saint.
Paderborn was once the oldest academic site in Westphalia. Le Mans (ləmɑ̃ in French) is a city in France, located on the Sarthe River. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Bolton ( is a large town in Greater Manchester, in the North West region of England. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Belleville is a city in St Clair County, Illinois, United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the For other meanings see Pamplona (disambiguation. Pamplona ( Basque: Iruñea or Iruña) is the capital city of Navarre Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Przemyśl (Перемишль Peremyshl, Prömsel פּשעמישל- Pshemishl) is a city in south-eastern Poland with 67847 inhabitants (2005 Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland Debrecen, (approximate pronunciation Deb-ret-sen known by alternative names) is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic In 1614, a university was founded by Jesuits but was closed in 1819. The University of Paderborn (Universität Paderborn in Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany was founded in 1972 It was re-founded in 1972 as Universität-Gesamthochschule and transformed into a sole university in 2002. Today, it is attended by about 14,000 students.
Additionally, several theologic and private academic institutes exist.
Paderborn has the biggest computer museum in the world, the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum . From 2001 to 2005 it hosted the RoboCup German Open. RoboCup is an international robotics competition founded in 1993
Paderborn is home of the SC Paderborn 07 football club, which achieved fame in 2005 by advancing to the second Bundesliga, but has since been relegated again. SC Paderborn 07 is a German football club based in Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, currently playing in the 3 Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered The Bundesliga is the highest level of Germany 's football league system.
Paderborn is a focal point in Germany for American sports. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The local baseball team, the Paderborn Untouchables, has won many German championships, and the local American Football team, the Paderborn Dolphins, has also enjoyed considerable success. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each The Paderborn Untouchables (full name Untouchables Paderborn Baseball Club e American football, known in the United States and Canada simply as football, is a competitive Team sport known for mixing strategy with In 2006 the digibu Baskets, the home basketball team of the city achieved the Bundesliga. Paderborn Baskets is a Basketball club based in Paderborn, Germany that plays in the Basketball Bundesliga. Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m
Paderborn is located at the Autobahn A 33, which connects Paderborn to the Autobahn A 2 in the north and the Autobahn A 44 in the south. Route The A 33 begins to the east of Osnabrück in Schinkel, crossing over the A 30 to Osnabrück Süd running through Georgsmarienhütte is an Autobahn in Germany that connects the Ruhr area in the west to Berlin in the east History of construction The first section of this motorway which was opened was the connection between Aachen and the interchange Aachen The main train station is a regular stop for the InterCity and several local trains. InterCity (commonly abbreviated IC on timetables and tickets is the classification applied to certain long-distance Passenger train services in Train connections can be found here. The Paderborn Lippstadt Airport connects Paderborn to the bigger German airports and offers flights to many locations in Europe. Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport (German Flughafen Paderborn/Lippstadt) is an Airport in Germany that serves the Ostwestfalen-Lippe area in North There is a bus shuttle between the airport and the Paderborn main train station. In Paderborn there is a bus system served by the PaderSprinter for local buses and the Bahnbus Hochstift (bbh) for regional buses.