Vicelinkirche (Vicelin Church
Neumünster (German pronunciation: [nɔʏˈmʏnstɐ]) is an independent town in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, which has a total of four independent towns.
The first historic record of the precursor village "Wippendorf" dates from 1127.
Neumünster station is major railway junction with lines running in six (formerly seven) directions, including the important Hamburg-Altona–Kiel and Neumünster–Flensburg lines.
Near Neumünster at Ehndorf, there is a high-power medium wave transmission facility for transmitting the program of Deutschlandfunk, the Ehndorf transmitter, which is often named incorrectly as "Neumünster transmitter".
Neumünster is located at river Schwale, near the geographical center of Schleswig-Holstein, 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of Kiel, 65 kilometres (40 mi) north of Hamburg and 72 kilometres (45 mi) west of Lübeck. The Aukrug Nature Park is close to the town.
- Mona Barthel, b. 1990, tennis player
- Walter Bartram, 1893–1971, politician
- Detlev Blanke, b. 1941, esperantist
- Panik, Nu-Metal Band
- Stefan Schnoor, b. 1971, footballer
- Wilf Smith, born Wilfred Schmidt in 1946, footballer
- Gerhard Wessel, 1913–2002, President of Bundesnachrichtendienst (1968–78)
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