Mönchengladbach

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Mönchengladbach
Cathedral of Mönchengladbach
Cathedral of Mönchengladbach
Coat of arms of Mönchengladbach
Coat of arms
Mönchengladbach is located in Germany
Mönchengladbach
Mönchengladbach
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CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
Districturban district
Government
 • Lord MayorHans Wilhelm Reiners (2016) (CDU)
Area
 • Total170.43 km2 (65.80 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
(2005)
 • Total261,645
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
41001-41239
Dialling codes02161, 02166
Vehicle registrationMG
Websitewww.moenchengladbach.de

Mönchengladbach is a city in the very west of Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is 35 km from Düsseldorf and 15 km from the Netherlands away. It has about 260,000 inhabitants and a well-known soccer team, Borussia Mönchengladbach.

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