Ahaus

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Ahaus
St George's Fountain in Ahaus
St George's Fountain in Ahaus
Coat of arms of Ahaus
Coat of arms
Ahaus  is located in Germany
Ahaus
Ahaus
Coordinates: 52°4′N 7°0′E / 52.067°N 7.000°E / 52.067; 7.000Coordinates: 52°4′N 7°0′E / 52.067°N 7.000°E / 52.067; 7.000
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Borken
Government
 • Mayor Karola Voß (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 151.22 km2 (58.39 sq mi)
Elevation 36 - 70 m (−194 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 39,277
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 48683
Dialling codes 02561, 02567
Vehicle registration BOR, AH
Website www.ahaus.de

Ahaus (German pronunciation: [ˈaːhaʊs]) is a municipality in the district of Borken in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located near the border with the Netherlands, lying some 20 km south-east of Enschede. Ahaus is the home for Germany's "Interim Storage of [Radioactive] spent fuel"[2]

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