Recklinghausen

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

Recklinghausen (Westphalian: Riäkelhusen) is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, belonging to the Ruhr area. It has about 120,000 inhabitants.

Recklinghausen
Town Hall of Recklinghausen.
Town Hall of Recklinghausen.
Flag of Recklinghausen
Coat of arms of Recklinghausen
Location of Recklinghausen
Recklinghausen is located in Germany
Recklinghausen
Recklinghausen
Recklinghausen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Recklinghausen
Recklinghausen
Coordinates: 51°35′6″N 7°9′43″E / 51.58500°N 7.16194°E / 51.58500; 7.16194Coordinates: 51°35′6″N 7°9′43″E / 51.58500°N 7.16194°E / 51.58500; 7.16194
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictRecklinghausen
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Pantförder
Area
 • Total66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total114,003
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
45601–45665
Dialling codes02361
Vehicle registrationRE
Websitewww.recklinghausen.de

ReferencesEdit

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