Bocholt

town in the district of Borken, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Bocholt (Low German: Bokelt) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. About 73,000 people live there.

Bocholt
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Bocholt
Flag
Coat of arms of Bocholt
Coat of arms
Location of Bocholt within Borken district
Bocholt in BOR.svg
Bocholt is located in Germany
Bocholt
Bocholt
Bocholt is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Bocholt
Bocholt
Coordinates: 51°50′N 6°37′E / 51.833°N 6.617°E / 51.833; 6.617Coordinates: 51°50′N 6°37′E / 51.833°N 6.617°E / 51.833; 6.617
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictBorken
Subdivisions12
Government
 • MayorPeter Nebelo (SPD)
Area
 • Total119.37 km2 (46.09 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total71,350
 • Density600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
46361–46399
Dialling codes02871
02874 (Suderwick)
Vehicle registrationBOR, AH, BOH
Websitewww.bocholt.de

ReferencesEdit

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

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Bocholt, Germany at Wikimedia Commons