Dinslaken is a town in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is known for its harness racing track, its now closed coal mine in Lohberg and its wealthy neighborhoods Hiesfeld and Eppinghoven.
|• Mayor||Michael Heidinger (SPD)|
|• Total||47.67 km2 (18.41 sq mi)|
|Elevation||20 - 113 m (−351 ft)|
|• Density||1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
46535, 46537, 46539
|Vehicle registration||WES, DIN, MO|
Division of the townEdit
Dinslaken consists of 7 subdivisions
The medieval parish church, St. Vincentius, was heavily damaged during World War II, but was rebuilt from 1951 to 1952.
Sons and daughters of the townEdit
- Dietrich Barfurth (1849–1927), physician and anatomist, rector of the University of Rostock
- Maria Sander-Domagala (1924–1999), athlete (sprinter) and Olympic medalist
- Frank Saborowski (born 1958), football defender (MSV Duisburg, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, VfL Bochum)
- Wolfgang de Beer (born 1964), football goalkeeper at MSV Duisburg and Borussia Dortmund, now goalkeeping coach of Borussia Dortmund
- Katrin Himmler (born 1967), political scientist, author of the book The Himmler Brothers: A German Family History
- Ralf Kelleners (born 1968), racing driver
- Michael Wendler (born 1972), composer and songwriter
- Paula Kalenberg (born 1986), actress
- Timm Golley (born 1991), football player
- Linda Dallmann (born 1994), football player
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