Sonsbeck

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Sonsbeck
Coat of arms of Sonsbeck
Coat of arms
Sonsbeck   is located in Germany
Sonsbeck
Sonsbeck
Coordinates: 51°36′32″N 06°22′37″E / 51.60889°N 6.37694°E / 51.60889; 6.37694Coordinates: 51°36′32″N 06°22′37″E / 51.60889°N 6.37694°E / 51.60889; 6.37694
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
Subdivisions 3
Government
 • Mayor Leo Giesbers (CDU)
Area
 • Total 55.28 km2 (21.34 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,655
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 47665
Dialling codes 0 28 38
Vehicle registration WES
Website www.sonsbeck.de

Sonsbeck is a municipality in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km west of Wesel, and 25 km south-east of Cleves as well as 8 km from the historic city of Xanten.

It is one of North-Rhine Westphalia's wealthiest municipalities.

Twin towns[edit]

Sonsbeck is twinned with the town of Sandwich in Kent (UK).

Noted residents[edit]

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