Heiligenhaus

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Heiligenhaus
Coat of arms of Heiligenhaus
Coat of arms
Location of Heiligenhaus within Mettmann district
Mettmann (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaEnnepe-Ruhr-KreisRemscheidWuppertalSolingenRheinisch-Bergischer KreisLeverkusenCologneRhein-Kreis NeussDüsseldorfDuisburgMülheim an der RuhrEssenMonheim am RheinLangenfeldHildenHaanErkrathMettmannWülfrathVelbertHeiligenhausRatingenHeiligenhaus in ME.svg
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Heiligenhaus is located in Germany
Heiligenhaus
Heiligenhaus
Heiligenhaus is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Heiligenhaus
Heiligenhaus
Coordinates: 51°19′0″N 6°58′0″E / 51.31667°N 6.96667°E / 51.31667; 6.96667Coordinates: 51°19′0″N 6°58′0″E / 51.31667°N 6.96667°E / 51.31667; 6.96667
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictMettmann
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorMichael Beck (CDU)
Area
 • Total27.47 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Elevation
180 m (590 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total26,335
 • Density960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
42579
Dialling codes02056, 02054, 02102
Vehicle registrationME
Websitewww.heiligenhaus.de

Heiligenhaus (German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪ̯lɪɡənhaʊ̯s]) is a town in the district of Mettmann, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in the suburban Rhine-Ruhr area. It lies between Düsseldorf and Essen.

Bochum University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Bochum, formerly Fachhochschule Bochum) has a branch in Heiligenhaus for the developement of locking Systems.

The town is twinned with Basildon and Mansfield of the United Kingdom.

Heiligenhaus also contains the ancestral family farm of the acclaimed American author John Steinbeck.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.