Lipperland and his story
Lippe was from the 12th century till 1919, last in the German Empire, a principality. After 1949 the Freistaat Lippe including the Landeshauptstadt Detmold had to give up his centuries old self-employment at the insistence of the British occupation forces. Lippe decided to integrate with North Rhine Westphalia.
The Lipperland and his geography
Lippe is the region around Detmold with the administrative headquarters and is what we call Lipper Land. The Lipper Land is located east from the Teutoburger Forrest. It has a maximal north-south distance of 45 km and a west-east distance of 50km. The Koeterberg in the city of Luegde is the highest point with 496 meters and the lowest point is the mouth of the Kalle in the Weser river with 45,5 meters.
Attractions in the Lipperland
Lippisches Landesmuseum, Detmold
Teuto-Kletterpark Hermannsdenkmal, Detmold
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