Wattenscheid

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Wattenscheid street scene.

Wattenscheid is a Stadtbezirk of the city of Bochum. Until 1975 Wattenscheid was a separate town in the Ruhr area of North Rhine-Westphalia. It has a population of about 80,000 citizens. Some notable firms have their headquarters in Wattenscheid e.g. Steilmann.

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The football club SG Wattenscheid 09, which played at the highest German level for men, the Fußball-Bundesliga, from 1990 to 1994 and for women, the Women's Fußball-Bundesliga, in the 2007-08 season, is located in Wattenscheid.

The athletics club TV 01 Wattenscheid is also located in Wattenscheid.

The chess club SV Wattenscheid plays at the highest level in Germany, the Chess Bundesliga.

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Coordinates: 51°29′N 7°08′E / 51.483°N 7.133°E / 51.483; 7.133