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Kempen, Germany

Coordinates: 51°21′57″N 6°25′10″E / 51.36583°N 6.41944°E / 51.36583; 6.41944
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Kempen
Old School Street
Old School Street
Flag of Kempen
Coat of arms of Kempen
Location of Kempen within Viersen district
Kempen is located in Germany
Kempen
Kempen
Kempen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Kempen
Kempen
Coordinates: 51°21′57″N 6°25′10″E / 51.36583°N 6.41944°E / 51.36583; 6.41944
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictViersen
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorVolker Rübo (CDU)
Area
 • Total68.79 km2 (26.56 sq mi)
Highest elevation
68 m (223 ft)
Lowest elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (2022-12-31)[1]
 • Total34,841
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
47906
Dialling codes0 21 52 / 02845
Vehicle registrationVIE / KK
Websitewww.kempen.de

Kempen is a town in Germany. It is about 30 kilometres (19 miles) northwest of Düsseldorf, and 20 kilometres (12 miles) east of Venlo. It was once a center of textile making, silk, cotton, and linen. Kempen can also refer to a different town that used to be part of Germany but in 1920 was given to Poland and now has a Polish name.

References

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  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2022 – Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes auf Basis des Zensus vom 9. Mai 2011" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 June 2023.

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