Oberhausen

city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Oberhausen (Ripuarian: Ovverhouse, Low German: Owerhuusen, Overhus) is a city in Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr Area. Oberhausen has about 220,000 inhabitants. It was dominated by industry like most towns in the Ruhr Area. The city hosts the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

Oberhausen
Centr.O Park in Oberhausen
Centr.O Park in Oberhausen
Flag of Oberhausen
Flag
Coat of arms of Oberhausen
Coat of arms
Location of Oberhausen
Oberhausen is located in Germany
Oberhausen
Oberhausen
Oberhausen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Oberhausen
Oberhausen
Coordinates: 51°29′48″N 06°52′14″E / 51.49667°N 6.87056°E / 51.49667; 6.87056Coordinates: 51°29′48″N 06°52′14″E / 51.49667°N 6.87056°E / 51.49667; 6.87056
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord mayorDaniel Schranz (CDU)
Area
 • Total77.04 km2 (29.75 sq mi)
Elevation
78 m (256 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total211,382
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
46001-46149
Dialling codes0208
Vehicle registrationOB
Websitewww.oberhausen.de

ReferencesEdit

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