Isselburg (German: [ˈɪsl̩ˌbʊʁk] (listen)) is a town in the district of Borken, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the river Issel, near the border of the Netherlands, and approximately 10 km west of Bocholt.

Isselburg
Flag of Isselburg
Coat of arms of Isselburg
Location of Isselburg within Borken district
Borken (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaKleve (district)Wesel (district)Coesfeld (district)Coesfeld (district)Lower SaxonySteinfurt (district)NetherlandsRaesfeldHeidenRhedeBocholtBorkenRekenVelenStadtlohnHeekAhausGescherLegdenSchöppingenGronauVredenSüdlohnIsselburgIsselburg in BOR.svg
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Isselburg is located in Germany
Isselburg
Isselburg
Isselburg is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Isselburg
Isselburg
Coordinates: 51°49′59″N 06°28′00″E / 51.83306°N 6.46667°E / 51.83306; 6.46667Coordinates: 51°49′59″N 06°28′00″E / 51.83306°N 6.46667°E / 51.83306; 6.46667
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictBorken
Subdivisions7
Government
 • Mayor (2018–) Michael Carbanje[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total42.73 km2 (16.50 sq mi)
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total10,758
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
46419
Dialling codes0 28 74
Vehicle registrationBOR
Websitewww.isselburg.de

DivisionEdit

The largest villages are Anholt, Isselburg, and Werth. Smaller communities include Vehlingen, Herzebocholt and Heelden.

Local council (Stadtrat)Edit

Elections in May 2014:

  • SPD: 9 seats (-2)
  • CDU: 11 seats (+1)
  • Alliance 90/The Greens: 3 seats (±0)
  • FDP: 3 seats (+1)

MayorsEdit

Term of office
1999 - 2004 Margret Koch (SPD)
2004 - 2011 Adolf Radstaak (SPD)
2012 - 2017 Rudolf Geukes (SPD)
since 2018 Michael Carbanje (none)

Church at AnholtEdit

St. Pankratius at Anholt (built 1851 – 1862)

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bürgermeisterwahl Stadt Isselburg 14.01.2018, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 20 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.