Castrop-Rauxel

town in Recklinghausen District, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Castrop-Rauxel is a town in the Ruhr area in the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It has about 78,000 inhabitants.

Castrop-Rauxel
Zeche Erin, shaft 7
Zeche Erin, shaft 7
Flag of Castrop-Rauxel
Flag
Coat of arms of Castrop-Rauxel
Coat of arms
Location of Castrop-Rauxel
Castrop-Rauxel is located in Germany
Castrop-Rauxel
Castrop-Rauxel
Castrop-Rauxel is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Castrop-Rauxel
Castrop-Rauxel
Coordinates: 51°33′N 7°19′E / 51.550°N 7.317°E / 51.550; 7.317Coordinates: 51°33′N 7°19′E / 51.550°N 7.317°E / 51.550; 7.317
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictRecklinghausen
Subdivisions15
Government
 • MayorJohannes Beisenherz (SPD)
Area
 • Total51.66 km2 (19.95 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (322 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total74,004
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
44575–44581
Dialling codes02305,
02367 (Henrichenburg)
Vehicle registrationRE
Websitewww.castrop-rauxel.de

ReferencesEdit

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

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Castrop-Rauxel at Wikimedia Commons