Kempen (Germany)

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Coat of arms of Kempen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Viersen
Subdivisions 4
 • Mayor Volker Rübo (CDU)
 • Total 68.79 km2 (26.56 sq mi)
Elevation 30 - 68 m (−193 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 34,837
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 47906
Dialling codes 0 21 52
Vehicle registration VIE

Kempen is a town in Germany. It is about 30 km northwest of Düsseldorf, and 20 km 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.

Kempen, Alte Schulstr.JPG

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