Viersen

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Viersen
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Flag of Viersen
Coat of arms of Viersen
Location of Viersen within Viersen district
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Viersen is located in Germany
Viersen
Viersen
Viersen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Viersen
Viersen
Coordinates: 51°15′22″N 6°23′50″E / 51.25611°N 6.39722°E / 51.25611; 6.39722Coordinates: 51°15′22″N 6°23′50″E / 51.25611°N 6.39722°E / 51.25611; 6.39722
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictViersen
Subdivisions4
Government
 • Mayor (2020–25) Sabine Anemüller[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total91.07 km2 (35.16 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total77,523
 • Density850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
41747–41751
Dialling codes0 21 62
Vehicle registrationVIE, KK
Websitewww.viersen.de

Viersen is the capital of Viersen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is about 8 km north-west of Mönchengladbach, 15 km south-west of Krefeld and 20 km east of Venlo (Netherlands).

Twin towns[change | change source]

Viersen is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 30 June 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2021" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 June 2022.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to Viersen at Wikimedia Commons