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Coordinates: 51°37′N, 7°12′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Recklinghausen
Coat of arms of Recklinghausen Location of Recklinghausen in Germany

Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Administrative region Münster
District Recklinghausen
Population 122,381 source (2005)
Area 66.4 km²
Population density 1,843 /km²
Elevation 85 m
Coordinates 51°37′ N 7°12′ E
Postal code 45601–45665
Area code 02361
Licence plate code RE
Mayor Wolfgang Pantförder (CDU)
Website recklinghausen.de

Recklinghausen is a city in the Ruhr Area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the capital of the district Recklinghausen. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (400x744, 132 KB) first uploaded to de. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... Germany is a Federal Republic made up of 16 States, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: , usually shortened to NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest and westernmost Federal State of Germany. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an government region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Münster is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the north of the state. ... There are 439 German districts (Kreise), administrative units in Germany. ... Recklinghausen is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The metre (or meter, see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... See Cartesian coordinate system or Coordinates (elementary mathematics) for a more elementary introduction to this topic. ... German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, known as Postleitzahl (pl. ... see also Telephone numbering plan of Germany for further codes including service numbers, cell phones etc. ... German car number plates (Kfz-Kennzeichen) show the place where the car carrying them is registered. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands) is the largest conservative political party in Germany. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Map of the Ruhr Area The Ruhr Area (German Ruhrgebiet, colloquially Ruhrpott or Kohlenpott or simply Pott) is an urban area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, consisting of a number of large (former) industrial cities bordered by the rivers Ruhr to the south, Rhine to the west, and Lippe to... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: , usually shortened to NRW) is - in terms of population and economic output - the largest and westernmost Federal State of Germany. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... Recklinghausen is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...


Recklinghausen is home to a museum of icons, which includes more than 1,000 Orthodox works from Russia, Greece and the Balkan countries, as well as early Coptic Christian art from Egypt. The icon museum - the largest outside the Orthodox world - was founded in 1956 and reopened after renovation in February 2006 for its 50th anniversary. The Savior Not Made By Hands (1410s, by Andrei Rublev) An icon (from Greek εικων, eikon, image) is an artistic visual representation or symbol of anything considered holy and divine, such as God, saints or deities. ... Separate articles treat Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Orthodox Judaism. ... ... A Copt is a native Egyptian Christian (also see Coptic Christianity). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


The famous comedian Hape Kerkeling was born here in 1964. Categories: Disambiguation | Stub ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... Hape Kerkeling at the premiere of his movie Samba in Mettmann, 2004 Hape Kerkeling (Hans Peter Kerkeling), born on December 9, 1964 in Recklinghausen, Germany, is a well-known German actor, presenter and comedian. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ...


Another famous person from Recklinghausen is Ralf Möller who was Mr. Universe and also played in the movie Gladiator. The classical definition of a person is a human being regarded as an individual. ... Moeller in the video for E Nomines Schwarze Sonne. ... Mr. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as... Pollice Verso (With a Turned Thumb), an 1872 painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme, is a well known history painters researched conception of a gladiatorial combat. ...


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Recklinghausen: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (240 words)
Recklinghausen was chartered c.1230 and was held until 1803 by the archbishopric of Cologne.
It is the capital of the district Recklinghausen.
Recklinghausen is home to a museum of icons, which includes more than 1,000 Orthodox works from Russia, Greece and the Balkan countries, as well as early Coptic Christian art from Egypt.
Recklinghausen (district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (251 words)
Recklinghausen is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
In medieval times the area around Recklinghausen was the Vest Recklinghausen, a territory which belonged to the bishops of Cologne.
The district Recklinghausen is located at the north end of the Ruhr area where it changes from the urban parts into the rural Münsterland.
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