Wesel

city in Germany

Wesel is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It has been a city since 1241. About 60,000 people live there.

Wesel
Willibrordi-Dom in Wesel
Willibrordi-Dom in Wesel
Flag of Wesel
Coat of arms of Wesel
Location of Wesel within Wesel district
Wesel in WES.svg
Wesel is located in Germany
Wesel
Wesel
Wesel is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Wesel
Wesel
Coordinates: 51°39′31″N 6°37′4″E / 51.65861°N 6.61778°E / 51.65861; 6.61778Coordinates: 51°39′31″N 6°37′4″E / 51.65861°N 6.61778°E / 51.65861; 6.61778
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictWesel
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorUlrike Westkamp (SPD)
Area
 • Total122.617 km2 (47.343 sq mi)
Elevation
23 m (75 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total60,329
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
46483, 46485, 46487
Dialling codes02 81
0 28 03 (Büderich)
0 28 59 (Bislich)
Vehicle registrationWES, DIN, MO
Websitewww.wesel.de

Wesel is near Duisburg. It belongs to the Ruhr area.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Wesel at Wikimedia Commons