Mönchengladbach

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Mönchengladbach
Cathedral of Mönchengladbach
Cathedral of Mönchengladbach
Coat of arms of Mönchengladbach
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Hans Wilhelm Reiners (2016) (CDU)
Area
 • Total 170.43 km2 (65.80 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 261,645
 • Density 1,535.21/km2 (3,976.16/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 41001-41239
Dialling codes 02161, 02166
Vehicle registration MG
Website www.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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