Hünxe

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Hünxe
Coat of arms of Hünxe
Coat of arms
Hünxe is located in Germany
Hünxe
Hünxe
Coordinates: 51°38′30″N 6°46′2″E / 51.64167°N 6.76722°E / 51.64167; 6.76722Coordinates: 51°38′30″N 6°46′2″E / 51.64167°N 6.76722°E / 51.64167; 6.76722
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
Subdivisions 6
Government
 • Mayor Hermann Hansen
Area
 • Total 106.8 km2 (41.2 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,526
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 46569
Dialling codes 02858, 02064, 0281, 02853, 02855, 02856
Vehicle registration WES
Website www.huenxe.de
Hünxe, church

Hünxe is a municipality in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is part of the Rhine-Waal euroregion

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Hünxe is located approximately 10 km east of Wesel and 9 km north of Dinslaken. The neighbouring municipalities are: Schermbeck, Dorsten, Bottrop, Dinslaken, Voerde, Wesel und Hamminkeln. The most part of the municipality belongs to the natural park Hohe Mark. The river Lippe and the Wesel–Datteln Canal cross the municipality.

Area[edit]

The municipality of Hünxe spans over an area of 106,80 km². It is divided into the six subdivisions of Hünxe, Bruckhausen, Bucholtwelmen, Drevenack, Gartrop-Bühl and Krudenburg.

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