Place:Minden, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany

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NameMinden
Alt namesMinthunsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 601
TypeTown
Coordinates52.3°N 8.9°E
Located inRheinland, Preußen, Germany
Also located inMinden-Lübbecke, Detmold, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany    
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Minden is a town of about 83,000 inhabitants in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The town extends along both sides of the River Weser. It is the capital of the district (Kreis) of Minden-Lübbecke, which is part of the region of Detmold. Minden is the historic political centre of the cultural region of Minden Land. It is widely known as the intersection of the Mittelland Canal and the River Weser. The town is over 1,200 years old and has many buildings in the Weser Renaissance style, in addition to its architecturally symbolic 1,000 year old cathedral.

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