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Tüötten Museum in Telsemeyer House in Mettingen
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Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Steinfurt
First mentioned
 • Mayor Helmut Kellinghaus
 • Total 40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation 74 m (243 ft)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,105
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49497
Dialling codes 05452
Vehicle registration ST

Mettingen is a municipality in the Steinfurt District, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


Mettingen is situated approx. 25 km east of Rheine and 20 km west of Osnabrück.

Neighbouring placesEdit

Neighbour villages of Mettingen are Recke in the west, Neuenkirchen, (Lower Saxony) in the north, Ibbenbüren in the south and Westerkappeln in the east.


The production side of the frozen cakes manufacturer Coppenrath & Wiese is based in Mettingen.

Notable personsEdit

The founders of the textile company C&A, Clemens and August Brenninkmeyer, were born in Mettingen. Also Annika Suthe, participant of the 2004 Summer Olympics (javelin throw) was born there.

Honorary citizensEdit

  • Clemens Brenninkmeyer (1932)
  • Franz Brenninkmeyer (1969)
  • Theodor Kersting (1973)
  • Josef Wiese (2005)


External linksEdit

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