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Hünxe (German pronunciation: [ˈhyːnˈksə]) is a municipality in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is part of the Rhine-Waal euroregion

Hünxe
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Coat of arms of Hünxe
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Location of Hünxe within Wesel district
Wesel (district)Recklinghausen (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaBorken (district)BottropOberhausenDuisburgKrefeldViersen (district)Kleve (district)Neukirchen-VluynMoersKamp-LintfortRheinbergDinslakenWeselXantenSonsbeckHünxeSchermbeckHamminkelnAlpenVoerdeHünxe in WES.svg
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Hünxe is located in Germany
Hünxe
Hünxe
Hünxe is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Hünxe
Hünxe
Coordinates: 51°38′30″N 6°46′2″E / 51.64167°N 6.76722°E / 51.64167; 6.76722Coordinates: 51°38′30″N 6°46′2″E / 51.64167°N 6.76722°E / 51.64167; 6.76722
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictWesel
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorDirk Buschmann
Area
 • Total106.8 km2 (41.2 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,567
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
46569
Dialling codes02858, 02064, 0281, 02853, 02855, 02856
Vehicle registrationWES
Websitewww.huenxe.de
Hünxe, church

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

Hünxe is located approximately 10 km east of Wesel and 9 km north of Dinslaken. The neighbouring municipalities are: Schermbeck, Dorsten, Bottrop, Dinslaken, Voerde, Wesel und Hamminkeln. The most part of the municipality belongs to the natural park Hohe Mark. The river Lippe and the Wesel–Datteln Canal cross the municipality.

AreaEdit

The municipality of Hünxe spans over an area of 106,80 km². It is divided into the six subdivisions of Hünxe, Bruckhausen, Bucholtwelmen, Drevenack, Gartrop-Bühl and Krudenburg.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.