Wachtendonk

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Wachtendonk
Coat of arms of Wachtendonk
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Wachtendonk is located in Germany
Wachtendonk
Wachtendonk
Coordinates: 51°24′33″N 6°20′16″E / 51.40917°N 6.33778°E / 51.40917; 6.33778Coordinates: 51°24′33″N 6°20′16″E / 51.40917°N 6.33778°E / 51.40917; 6.33778
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Kleve
Subdivisions 2
Government
 • Mayor Udo Rosenkranz (CDU)
Area
 • Total 48.1 km2 (18.6 sq mi)
Elevation 29 m (95 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,898
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 47669
Dialling codes 0 28 36
Vehicle registration KLE
Website www.wachtendonk.de

Wachtendonk at the confluence of Niers River and Nette River is a municipality in the district of Kleve in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located west of the Rhine half way between Duisburg and Venlo at the Dutch border. Its name means 'bailiff's Donk' (Donk = slight elevation within a swampy area).

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