Hamminkeln

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Hamminkeln
Train station
Train station
Coat of arms of Hamminkeln
Coat of arms
Hamminkeln   is located in Germany
Hamminkeln
Hamminkeln
Coordinates: 51°43′55″N 6°35′27″E / 51.73194°N 6.59083°E / 51.73194; 6.59083Coordinates: 51°43′55″N 6°35′27″E / 51.73194°N 6.59083°E / 51.73194; 6.59083
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
Government
 • Mayor Holger Schlierf
Area
 • Total 164.44 km2 (63.49 sq mi)
Elevation 21 m (69 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 26,284
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 46499
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
Vehicle registration WES
Website www.hamminkeln.de

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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