Infobox German Location
Name = Hövelhof
Art = Gemeinde
image_photo = Hoevelhof ehem.fuerstb.Jagdschloss.jpg
image_caption = Former hunting lodge of the Paderborn prince bishops
Wappen = Wappen der Gemeinde Hövelhof.png
lat_deg = 51 |lat_min = 49
lon_deg = 08 |lon_min = 39
Lageplan = Lage Ort Hövelhof Kreis Paderborn.png
Bundesland = North Rhine-Westphalia
Regierungsbezirk = Detmold
Kreis = Paderborn
Höhe = 106
Fläche = 70.67
Einwohner = 15918
Stand = 2006-12-31
PLZ = 33155–33161
Vorwahl = 05257
Kfz = PB
Gemeindeschlüssel = 05 7 74 024
Gliederung = 5
Adresse = Schloßstr. 14
Website = [http://www.hoevelhof.de/ www.hoevelhof.de]
Bürgermeister = Michael Berens
Partei = CDU
Hövelhof is a municipality in the district Paderborn, in
North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Hövelhof is located in the Senne area, the eastern part of the
Westfälische Bucht, approx. 10km northwest of Paderborn.
Division of the municipality
Unusually for a village as small as Hövelhof, it is relatively self-contained—there are numerous supermarkets, restaurants, clothes shops, travel agencies, pubs and much more, meaning that the village could theoretically remain independent of the city of Paderborn. In fact, the only common feature of a fully-fledged town that is missing from Hövelhof is a cinema, for which inhabitants do indeed need to venture into Paderborn City Center—approximately 15
km(10 mi) away. It also has five schools, its own fire brigade, and a library.
Hövelhof has two main festivals during the year. The first is the "
Schützenfest," a celebration of the St. Hubertus Hunters' Guild, which takes place on the hunting grounds. The second is the "Hövelmarkt," a general village fair with not only market stalls, but also fairground rides and traditional German dances, complete with traditional music and costume.
Heinz Stücke, world traveler and cyclist
* [http://www.hoevelhof.de/ Official site] de icon
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