Gronau, North Rhine-Westphalia

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Gronau
Saint Anthony Church
Saint Anthony Church
Flag of Gronau
Flag
Coat of arms of Gronau
Coat of arms
Location of Gronau within Borken district
Gronau (Westf.) in BOR.svg
Gronau is located in Germany
Gronau
Gronau
Gronau is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Gronau
Gronau
Coordinates: 52°12′45″N 7°02′30″E / 52.21250°N 7.04167°E / 52.21250; 7.04167Coordinates: 52°12′45″N 7°02′30″E / 52.21250°N 7.04167°E / 52.21250; 7.04167
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictBorken
First mentioned1365
Subdivisions2
Government
 • MayorRainer Doetkotte[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total78.82 km2 (30.43 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[3]
 • Total47,287
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
48599
Dialling codes0 25 62
0 25 65 (Epe)
Vehicle registrationBOR
Websitewww.gronau.de

Gronau (Westf.) is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is near the border with the Netherlands, about 10 km east of Enschede. As of 2018, the city has about 48,000 people living there.

Rock musician and singer Udo Lindenberg was born here.

Twin towns[change | change source]

Gronau is twinned with:[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rainer Doetkotte neuer Bürgermeister in Gronau", Westdeutscher Rundfunk, 24 March 2019
  2. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  3. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  4. "Städtepartnerschaften". gronau.de (in German). Gronau. Retrieved 2019-12-02.

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