Leichlingen

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Leichlingen
Coat of arms of Leichlingen
Coat of arms
Leichlingen   is located in Germany
Leichlingen
Leichlingen
Location of Leichlingen within Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis district
Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis Rhein-Sieg-Kreis North Rhine-Westphalia Cologne Leverkusen Mettmann (district) Solingen Remscheid Oberbergischer Kreis Overath Rösrath Bergisch Gladbach Kürten Odenthal Wermelskirchen Burscheid LeichlingenLeichlingen (Rheinland) in GL.svg
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Coordinates: 51°07′N 7°01′E / 51.117°N 7.017°E / 51.117; 7.017Coordinates: 51°07′N 7°01′E / 51.117°N 7.017°E / 51.117; 7.017
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Cologne
District Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Frank Steffes (SPD)
Area
 • Total 37.33 km2 (14.41 sq mi)
Elevation 54 - 250 m (−766 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 28,101
 • Density 750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 42799
Dialling codes 02175
02174 (Witzhelden)
Vehicle registration GL
Website www.leichlingen.de

Leichlingen is a town in the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Leichlingen is a centre for apple and berry growing in the region.

Twin towns[edit]

Born in Leichlingen[edit]

Johann Wilhelm Wilms

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