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Netphen (North Rhine-Westphalia)

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Netphen is a municipality in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in Siegen-Wittgenstein district. It lies on the river Sieg, roughly 7 kilometers northeast of Siegen. In 2004, the population of the city was 25,638 and an area of 137.39 square kilometers.
Netphen lies on the Rothaargebirge's southern slope and forms the natural boundary of the Wittgensteiner Land. The urban area is made up of many dales and mountain ridges. Northeast of the constituent community of Walpersdorf lies the source of the river Sieg and in the Lahnhof. Netphen has a leisure park with a tennis hall, an ice stadium and an indoor swimming pool. The tennis hall and ice stadium were completed in October 1976, and on 14 May 1977 opened together with the indoor swimming pool. The outdoor swimming pool followed a short time later.

The main road to the city is Federal Highway B 62, crossing the municipal area from southwest to northeast. At Dreis-Tiefenbach is an interchange with the Siegen municipal Autobahn. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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