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Willibrordi-Dom in Wesel
Willibrordi-Dom in Wesel
Flag of Wesel
Coat of arms of Wesel
Coat of arms
Wesel  is located in Germany
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
 • Mayor Ulrike Westkamp (SPD)
 • 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.