Twin Towns- Ludenscheid

Map showing location of Lüdenscheid in relation to Brighouse

Lüdenscheid, Germany, twinned with Brighouse

Lüdenscheid, a beautiful town of about 100,000 inhabitants is set high in the hills of the Sauerland region of Nord-Rhine Westphalia, 40 km south of Dortmund.

It is surrounded by steep, thickly wooded valleys and numerous lakes and reservoirs. It has a flourishing economy based on high technology light industry, which has caused it to expand rapidly in the last 20 years.

The modern town centre now surrounds the well-preserved "Old Town", with pedestrian precincts and tunnels for through traffic affording relaxed shopping conditions. Residential areas spread out to the edge of the forest; it is truly a delightful place to live.

Web sites

Stadt Lüdenscheid

A comprehensive site featuring information about Lüdenscheid - Brighouse's twin town in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Aerial view Lüdenscheid

See also