|• Mayor||Michael Heidinger (SPD)|
|• Total||47.67 km2 (18.41 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Postal codes||46535, 46537, 46539|
|Vehicle registration||WES, DIN, MO|
Dinslaken is a town in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is known for its harness racing track, its now closed coal mine in Lohberg and its wealthy neighborhoods Hiesfeld and Eppinghoven.
Division of the town
Dinslaken consists of 7 subdivisions
The medieval parish church, St. Vincentius, was heavily damaged during World War II, but was rebuilt from 1951 to 1952.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Dietrich Barfurth (1849-1927), physician and anatomist, rector of the University of Rostock
- Sander Maria-Domagala (1924-1999), athlete and Olympic medalist
- Frank Saborowski (born 1958), football player (MSV Duisburg, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, VfL Bochum)
- Wolfgang de Beer (born 1964), football goalkeeper at MSV Duisburg and Borussia Dortmund, now goalkeeping coach of Borussia Dortmund
- Katrin Himmler (* 1967), political scientist, author of the book The Himmler Brothers: A German Family History
- Ralf Kelleners (* 1968), racing driver
- Michael Wendler (born 1972), composer and songwriter
- Paula Kalenberg (* 1986), actress
- Timm Golley (* 1991), football player
- "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.
- "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District". © 2009 Twins2010.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 28, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-28. External link in
- "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26.
- Official site (German)
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