Gevelsberg

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Gevelsberg
Coat of arms of Gevelsberg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Claus Jacobi (SPD)
Area
 • Total 26.27 km2 (10.14 sq mi)
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 31,315
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 58285
Dialling codes 0 23 32
Vehicle registration EN
Website www.gevelsberg.de

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

Geography[change | change source]

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

Bürgermeister/Mayor[change | change 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

Other websites[change | change source]

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