Gevelsberg

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Gevelsberg
Coat of arms of Gevelsberg
Gevelsberg is located in Germany
Gevelsberg
Coordinates 51°18′0″N 7°20′0″E / 51.3°N 7.333333°E / 51.3; 7.333333
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis
Mayor Claus Jacobi (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 26.27 km2 (10.14 sq mi)
Elevation 160 m  (525 ft)
Population 32,402  (30 June 2007)
 - Density 1,233 /km2 (3,195 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate EN
Postal code 58285
Area codes 0 23 32
Website www.gevelsberg.de

Gevelsberg is a town in the district of Ennepe-Ruhr Rural District the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Geography[change | edit source]

Schwelm is situated in the southeast of the "Ruhrgebiet", the Ruhr Area of Germany.

Bürgermeister/Mayor[change | edit source]

  • 1886 – 1911 : Fritz Knippschild
  • 1911 – 1919 : Walter Leinberger
  • 1919 – 1929 : Hermann Müller
  • 1930 – 1933 : Konrad Rappold
  • 1933 : Heinrich Hanholz
  • 1933 – 1945 : Günter Albitz
  • 1945 : Hermann Hußmann
  • 1945 – 1961 : Gustav Trost
  • 1961 – 1991 : Helmut vom Schemm
  • 1991 – 2004 : Klaus Solmecke
  • since 2004: Claus Jacobi

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