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|• Mayor||Dominik Pichler (SPD)|
|• Total||100.6 km2 (38.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
|• Density||280/km2 (730/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Postal codes||47623 47627|
|Dialling codes||0 28 32|
Kevelaer is a municipality in the district of Kleve, in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. It is the best visited Catholic pilgrimage location within north-western Europe. More than 1 million pilgrims, mostly from Germany and the Netherlands, visit Kevelaer every year to honour the Virgin Mary. The population in 2015 was 28,311.
- Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, United Kingdom. In the Middle Ages, Bury St. Edmunds was also an important place of pilgrimage.
- Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst (born 1959), German prelate of the Catholic Church and theologian.
- Markus Meurer (born 1959), German outsider artist.
- Official site
- “Build Me A Chapel On This Spot”
- "Welcome to Pilgrimage centre of Kevelaer". Wallfahrtsleitung Kevelaer. Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2013-09-26.
- "The Pilgrimage Site of Kevelaer". Unverwechselbar Kevelaer. Retrieved 2013-09-26.
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