Wyler, North Rhine-Westphalia
Location and population
Most of the village is located in the municipality of Kranenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and a small part in the municipality of Berg en Dal, Gelderland, The Netherlands, a few kilometers from the city of Nijmegen (German: Nimwegen). The westernmost villages in the municipality of Kranenburg to some extent function as a dormitories for people who work in the Dutch city of Nijmegen.
Proximity of Wylerberg
It lies close to the Wylerberg (Dutch: Duivelsberg; in World War Two, known to Allied forces as 'Hill 75.9'), a hill which was formerly in Germany but, together with other territories — subsequently returned — annexed to The Netherlands after World War Two.
Among significant buildings in Wyler is the Sankt-Johannes-Kirche.
- Kranenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia#Towns and villages in the municipality
- Kleve (district)#Towns and municipalities
- Berg en Dal (municipality)#Population centres
- Nijmegen#Proximity of border with Germany
- Dutch annexation of German territory after World War II#Return
- Marinus van der Goes van Naters#German border issues after WW2
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