Dinslaken

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Dinslaken
The town hall of Dinslaken
The town hall of Dinslaken
Flag of Dinslaken
Coat of arms of Dinslaken
Location of Dinslaken within Wesel district
Dinslaken in WES.svg
Dinslaken is located in Germany
Dinslaken
Dinslaken
Dinslaken is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Dinslaken
Dinslaken
Coordinates: 51°34′N 6°44′E / 51.567°N 6.733°E / 51.567; 6.733Coordinates: 51°34′N 6°44′E / 51.567°N 6.733°E / 51.567; 6.733
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictWesel
Subdivisions7
Government
 • MayorMichael Heidinger (SPD)
Area
 • Total47.67 km2 (18.41 sq mi)
Highest elevation
113 m (371 ft)
Lowest elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total67,726
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
46535, 46537, 46539
Dialling codes02064
Vehicle registrationWES, DIN, MO
Websitewww.dinslaken.de

Dinslaken is a town in Wesel in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. It is known for its harness racing track, its now closed coal mine in Lohberg, and its wealthy neighborhoods Hiesfeld and Eppinghoven.

About 67,000 live in Dinslaken. It is in the Ruhr Area.

Districts[change | change source]

Dinslaken has 7 districts:

  • Eppinghoven
  • Hiesfeld
  • Innenstadt
  • Lohberg
  • Oberlohberg
  • Bruch
  • Averbruch
  • Hagenbezirk

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.