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
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictRecklinghausen
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Pantförder
Area
 • Total66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
(2006-12-31)
 • Total121,521
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
45601–45665
Dialling codes02361
Vehicle registrationRE
Websitewww.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.