Neukirchen-Vluyn

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Neukirchen-Vluyn
Coat of arms of Neukirchen-Vluyn
Coat of arms
Neukirchen-Vluyn is located in Germany
Neukirchen-Vluyn
Neukirchen-Vluyn
Coordinates: 51°26′30″N 6°33′30″E / 51.44167°N 6.55833°E / 51.44167; 6.55833Coordinates: 51°26′30″N 6°33′30″E / 51.44167°N 6.55833°E / 51.44167; 6.55833
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
Subdivisions 4
Government
 • Mayor Harald Lenßen (CDU)
Area
 • Total 43.48 km2 (16.79 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 26,924
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 47506
Dialling codes 0 28 45
Vehicle registration WES
Website www.neukirchen-vluyn.de

Neukirchen-Vluyn (German pronunciation: [nɔʏˈkɪʁçənˈflyːn]) is a town in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 5 km west of Moers, and 15 km north of Krefeld.

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Mills, typically to those found in the Netherlands, from the 18th and 19th century, colonies of cole minings as well as the water castle Bloemersheim are witnesses of Neukirchen-Vluyn's history. Historical city tours and the local museum display the influence of agriculture and mining on the development of the town. The museum is located in the cultural hall "Kulturhalle", where one can enjoy exhibitions of art and live music on a regular basis. The classical concerts in the courtyard of the castle are further a constant in Neukirchen-Vluyn's entertainment schedule. For recreation, the town offers various trails for horseback riding and hiking as well as a golf court. For more information on Neukirchen-Vluyn visit: http://www.neukirchen-vluyn.de/

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