🇩🇪 Rheda-Wiedenbrück is a city in the district of Gütersloh, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The twin community lies within the valley of the river Ems in the Westphalian Lowland south of the Teutoburg Forest, which is about 30 km away. The formerly independent towns of Rheda and Wiedenbrück are separated by the Federal Highway 2 which does not, however, form the historic border between the two districts. The Ems river runs through the city. The nearest major cities are Gütersloh (about 11 km), Bielefeld and Paderborn around 35 km away, and Hamm about 55 km away.
Rheda-Wiedenbrück has a population of over 48,672 people. Rheda-Wiedenbrück also forms part of the wider Gütersloh district which has a population of over 364,818 people. Rheda-Wiedenbrück is situated 10 km south-west of Gütersloh.