Recke

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Recke
Town Square in Recke
Town Square in Recke
Coat of arms of Recke
Coat of arms
Recke  is located in Germany
Recke
Recke
Coordinates: 52°22′12″N 7°43′08″E / 52.37000°N 7.71889°E / 52.37000; 7.71889Coordinates: 52°22′12″N 7°43′08″E / 52.37000°N 7.71889°E / 52.37000; 7.71889
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Steinfurt
Government
 • Mayor Eckhard Kellermeier (CDU)
Area
 • Total 53.48 km2 (20.65 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,224
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 49509
Dialling codes 05453
Vehicle registration ST
Website www.recke.de

Recke is a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Recke is situated approximately 20 km north-east of Rheine and 25 km north-west of Osnabrück.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Notable persons[edit]

German footballer Simon Rolfes grew up in Recke.

Twin town[edit]

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