Castrop-Rauxel

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Castrop-Rauxel
Coat of arms of Castrop-Rauxel
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Recklinghausen
Subdivisions 15
Government
 • Mayor Johannes Beisenherz (SPD)
Area
 • Total 51.66 km2 (19.95 sq mi)
Elevation 98 m (322 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 74,220
 • Density 1,436.70/km2 (3,721.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 44575–44581
Dialling codes 02305,
02367 (Henrichenburg)
Vehicle registration RE
Website www.castrop-rauxel.de

Castrop-Rauxel is a town in the Ruhr area in the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It has about 78,000 inhabitants.



  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.