Oberhausen

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Oberhausen
Centr.O Park in Oberhausen
Centr.O Park in Oberhausen
Coat of arms of Oberhausen
Coat of arms
Oberhausen is located in Germany
Oberhausen
Oberhausen
Coordinates: 51°29′48″N 06°52′14″E / 51.49667°N 6.87056°E / 51.49667; 6.87056Coordinates: 51°29′48″N 06°52′14″E / 51.49667°N 6.87056°E / 51.49667; 6.87056
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Daniel Schranz (CDU)
Area
 • Total 77.04 km2 (29.75 sq mi)
Elevation 78 m (256 ft)
Population (2005-12-31)
 • Total 218,898
 • Density 2,800/km2 (7,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 46001-46149
Dialling codes 0208
Vehicle registration OB
Website www.oberhausen.de

Oberhausen is a city in Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr Area. Oberhausen has about 220,000 inhabitants. It was dominated by industry like most towns in the Ruhr Area. The city hosts the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

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