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
Location of Wesel within Wesel district
Wesel in WES.svg
Wesel is located in Germany
Wesel
Wesel
Wesel is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Wesel
Wesel
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
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictWesel
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorUlrike Westkamp (SPD)
Area
 • Total122.617 km2 (47.343 sq mi)
Elevation
23 m (75 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total60,797
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
46483, 46485, 46487
Dialling codes02 81
0 28 03 (Büderich)
0 28 59 (Bislich)
Vehicle registrationWES, DIN, MO
Websitewww.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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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