|Mayor||Jörg Langemeyer (CDU)|
|Area||74 km2 (29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||35 m (115 ft)|
|Population||15,411 (31 December 2011)|
|- Density||208 /km2 (539 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Area codes||02834 & 02839|
Straelen (German pronunciation: [ˈʃtʁaːlən]) is a municipality in the district of Cleves, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located near the border with the Netherlands, approx. 10 km north-east of Venlo.
Straelen was first mentioned in Latin as Strala in 1063.
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