Meerbusch

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Meerbusch
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Old Bell Tower in Büderich.
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Location of Meerbusch within Rhein-Kreis Neuss district
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Meerbusch
Coordinates: 51°16′N6°40′E / 51.267°N 6.667°E / 51.267; 6.667 Coordinates: 51°16′N6°40′E / 51.267°N 6.667°E / 51.267; 6.667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Government
   Mayor (202025) Christian Bommers [1] (CDU)
Area
  Total64.37 km2 (24.85 sq mi)
Highest elevation
41 m (135 ft)
Lowest elevation
29 m (95 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31) [2]
  Total56,479
  Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
40667, 40668, 40670
Dialling codes 02132, 02150, 02159
Vehicle registration NE
Website www.meerbusch.de
Street map of Meerbusch - main roads only Stadtgebiet Meerbusch.png
Street map of Meerbusch – main roads only

Meerbusch (German: [ˈmeːɐ̯ˌbʊʃ] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen )) is a town in Rhein-Kreis Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It has been an incorporated town since 1970. Meerbusch is the municipality with the most income millionaires in North Rhine-Westphalia. [3]

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Geography

Meerbusch is a town in the Lower Rhine region of northwestern Germany. It is located between Krefeld and Düsseldorf near Düsseldorf Airport and Messe Düsseldorf. Other neighbouring towns and cities are Duisburg, Kaarst, Willich and Neuss. The total area is divided into eight villages of varying sizes which used to be independent communes before the municipality was founded.

Administrative division
DivisionArea (km²)Area (%)Population [4]
Büderich 17.062621,528
Osterath 12.021812,756
Lank-Latum 6.85119,861
Strümp 6.20105,836
Ossum-Bösinghoven 5.0382,272
Nierst 7.22111,387
Langst-Kierst 3.5561,004
Ilverich 6.4410649

Economy

Many companies have set up offices in the town's several light industrial estates. Most significantly, IMAV-Hydraulik GmbH has its headquarters in "Breite Straße" and Epson, Ernst-Rademacher GmbH, Nedap, ATHLON, BOBST GROUP and Kyocera Mita have settled in the business park at Mollsfeld, part of a large development called "Mollsfeld North". Thanks to its excellent motorway connections (A57 and A44) the town boasts several business parks and light industrial estates, also featuring logistics operations. The "Fritz-Wendt-Straße" industrial estate in Strümp was developed because of the grinding technology company Wendt GmbH. The "In der Loh" business park in Lank is home to businesses in the SME sector such as Abit AG and KUPP GmbH, and features modern architecture in "Robert-Bosch-Straße".

Culture

The town sees frequent theatre plays and music events staged at the Forum Wasserturm, based in Lank Latum, predominantly featuring the comedy and satire genres. Dieter Nuhr and Frank Lüdecke have become regular artists over recent years. Each winter a popular folcloristic stage play is being performed in front of a 6,000+ strong audience.

Notable people

Twin towns – sister cities

Meerbusch is twinned with: [5]

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References

  1. Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 29 June 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW . Retrieved 21 June 2021.
  3. Landesamt für Datenverarbeitung und Statistik Nordrhein-Westfalen. "Income Millionaires in North Rhine-Westphalia in 2001 and 2004" (PDF) (in German). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-31. Retrieved 2009-05-29.
  4. "Statistical Yearbook of Meerbusch 2007" (PDF) (in German). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2009-05-30.
  5. "Von Austernfischern, Auswanderern und Samurai". meerbusch.de (in German). Meerbusch. Retrieved 2021-02-23.