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Where is Hamm

Hamm is a city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the western part of the country, within the Ruhr area. Hamm is situated on the Lippe River, approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) northeast of Dortmund.

The city has a history tied to industry, particularly coal mining and steel production, which were significant in the Ruhr region. Today, Hamm is known for its diverse economic activities, including logistics, commerce, and services. The city also has cultural attractions, parks, and historical landmarks.

Hamm Location Map, Germany

StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictUrban district
Coordinates51°41′N 7°49′E
Area226.26 km2 (87.36 sq mi)
Elevation37.7 - 102 m (−296.9 ft)
Population 179,238
Density790/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes59000-59077
Dialling codes02381, 02382, 02383, 02384, 02385, 02388, 02389, 02307
Vehicle registrationHAM