Singles kreis minden-lübbecke

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Singles kreis minden-lübbecke

They utilised these new rights to begin trading independently from the church.

The profits from this led to the further growth of the town.

Minden was a member of the Hanseatic League during the Middle Ages.

The increased self-confidence of the citizens of Minden was demonstrated by the construction of the town hall, probably adjoining the separately governed cathedral precinct.

Page:m39Minden is a town of about 83,000 inhabitants in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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.

The town covers an area of 101.08 square kilometres (39.03 sq mi).

The first recorded mention of Minden is a record in the Franconian Imperial Annals (Reichsannalen) of Charlemagne holding an imperial assembly in 798.

Minden is in the northeast of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

It lies on the River Weser, north of the Porta Westfalica gap between the ridges of the Weser Hills and Wiehen Hills.

Charlemagne founded a bishopric in Minden around the year 800.

The rights to hold a market, to mint coins and to collect customs duties were granted in 977.

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Until the beginning of the 13th century, the bishop appointed the leader and administrator of the town, with the title of Wichgraf.