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Coordinates: 51°43′55″N 6°35′27″E / 51.73194°N 6.59083°E / 51.73194; 6.59083Coordinates: 51°43′55″N 6°35′27″E / 51.73194°N 6.59083°E / 51.73194; 6.59083
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
  Mayor Bernd Romanski
  Total 164.44 km2 (63.49 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 26,996
  Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 46499
Dialling codes 0 28 52, 02 81, 0 28 50, 0 28 56, 0 28 57, 0 28 65, 0 28 71, 0 28 72, 0 28 73
Vehicle registration WES
Website www.hamminkeln.de

Hamminkeln is a town in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the river Issel, approximately 10 kilometers north of Wesel and 15 km south of Bocholt. It is twinned with Sedgefield, United Kingdom. It is the newest and largest town in the district of Wesel.

The town is separated into the villages Ringenberg, Dingden, Mehrhoog, Brünen, Marienthal, Loikum and Wertherbruch.

The city has 3 major employers:

Hamminkeln has its own exit from the Autobahn A3 which is used for many larger cities in the surrounding.


Hamminkeln has had nine mayors since 1946:


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