Place:Siegen-Wittgenstein, Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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NameSiegen-Wittgenstein
TypeDistrict
Located inArnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Siegen ( 800 - )


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Siegen-Wittgenstein is a Kreis (district) in the southeast of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Olpe, Hochsauerlandkreis, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Lahn-Dill, Westerwaldkreis, Altenkirchen.

History

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In 1816–1817, the two districts of Siegen and Wittgenstein were created as parts of the Prussian province of Westphalia. In 1974, the two districts were merged, and in 1984 the name Siegen-Wittgenstein was adopted.

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