Dorsten

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

Dorsten (German pronunciation: [ˈdɔʁstən]; Westphalian: Dössen) is a town in the district of Recklinghausen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. About 75,000 people live in Dorsten.

Dorsten
Historical town hall and St. Agatha cathedral
Historical town hall and St. Agatha cathedral
Flag of Dorsten
Flag
Coat of arms of Dorsten
Coat of arms
Location of Dorsten within Recklinghausen district
Dorsten in RE.svg
Dorsten is located in Germany
Dorsten
Dorsten
Dorsten is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Dorsten
Dorsten
Coordinates: 51°39′36″N 6°57′51″E / 51.66000°N 6.96417°E / 51.66000; 6.96417Coordinates: 51°39′36″N 6°57′51″E / 51.66000°N 6.96417°E / 51.66000; 6.96417
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictRecklinghausen
Government
 • MayorTobias Stockhoff (CDU)
Area
 • Total171.2 km2 (66.1 sq mi)
Elevation
74 m (243 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total75,196
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
46282, 46284, 46286
Dialling codes02362, 02369, 02866
Vehicle registrationRE
Websitewww.dorsten.de

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Dorsten is twinned with:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Partnerstädte und Partnerschaften". dorsten.de (in German). Dorsten. Retrieved 2019-11-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Other websitesEdit