Wesel

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Wesel
Willibrordi-Dom in Wesel
Willibrordi-Dom in Wesel
Flag of Wesel
Flag
Coat of arms of Wesel
Coat of arms
Wesel  is located in Germany
Wesel
Wesel
Location of Wesel within Wesel district
Wesel in WES.svg
Coordinates: 51°39′31″N 6°37′4″E / 51.65861°N 6.61778°E / 51.65861; 6.61778Coordinates: 51°39′31″N 6°37′4″E / 51.65861°N 6.61778°E / 51.65861; 6.61778
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
Government
 • Mayor Ulrike Westkamp (SPD)
Area
 • Total 122.617 km2 (47.343 sq mi)
Elevation 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 60,595
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 46483, 46485, 46487
Dialling codes 02 81
0 28 03 (Büderich)
0 28 59 (Bislich)
Vehicle registration WES, DIN, MO
Website www.wesel.de

Wesel is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Wesel is near to Duisburg and belongs to the Ruhr area. It has about 60,000 inhabitants.

It has been a city since 1241.



  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.