Recklinghausen

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Recklinghausen
Town Hall of Recklinghausen.
Town Hall of Recklinghausen.
Coat of arms of Recklinghausen
Coat of arms
Recklinghausen   is located in Germany
Recklinghausen
Recklinghausen
Coordinates: 51°35′6″N 7°9′43″E / 51.58500°N 7.16194°E / 51.58500; 7.16194Coordinates: 51°35′6″N 7°9′43″E / 51.58500°N 7.16194°E / 51.58500; 7.16194
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Recklinghausen
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Pantförder
Area
 • Total 66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi)
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 121,521
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 45601–45665
Dialling codes 02361
Vehicle registration RE
Website www.recklinghausen.de

Recklinghausen is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, belonging to the Ruhr area. It has about 120,000 inhabitants.