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Coordinates: 51°44′17″N 7°31′32″E / 51.73806°N 7.52556°E / 51.73806; 7.52556Coordinates: 51°44′17″N 7°31′32″E / 51.73806°N 7.52556°E / 51.73806; 7.52556
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Coesfeld
  Mayor Dietmar Bergmann
  Total 52.432 km2 (20.244 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 9,781
  Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 59394
Dialling codes 0 25 96
Vehicle registration COE

Nordkirchen is a municipality in the district of Coesfeld, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Nordkirchen's most famous site is Schloss Nordkirchen, built in the 18th century for a local bishop and known as the Versailles of Westphalia, as it is the largest residence in that part of Germany. Nordkirchen is known as location of a transmission site for medium wave for transmitting the program of Deutschlandfunk, the Nordkirchen transmitter.

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