|• Mayor||Holger Schlierf|
|• Total||164.44 km2 (63.49 sq mi)|
|Elevation||21 m (69 ft)|
|• Density||160/km2 (410/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||0 28 52, 02 81, 0 28 50, 0 28 56, 0 28 57, 0 28 65, 0 28 71, 0 28 72, 0 28 73|
Hamminkeln is a town in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the river Issel, approximately 10 kilometers north of Wesel. It is twinned with Sedgefield, United Kingdom
The town is separated into a couple of smaller villages like Brünen, Mariental, Dingden and others and has no larger downtown area.
The city has 3 major employers:
- Thunderbike - A motorcycle manufacturer and well known customizer of Harley-Davidson
- Max Bögl - A manufacturer of concrete parts for tunnels and bridges, who has worked on projects like Eurotunnel
- Bonita - A big fashion brand in Germany
Hamminkeln has its own exit from the Autobahn A3 which is used for many larger cities in the surrounding.
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