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Coordinates: 51°24′33″N 6°20′16″E / 51.40917°N 6.33778°E / 51.40917; 6.33778Coordinates: 51°24′33″N 6°20′16″E / 51.40917°N 6.33778°E / 51.40917; 6.33778
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Kleve
  Mayor Udo Rosenkranz (CDU)
  Total 48.1 km2 (18.6 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 8,189
  Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 47669
Dialling codes 0 28 36
Vehicle registration KLE
Website www.wachtendonk.de

Wachtendonk at the confluence of Niers River and Nette River is a municipality in the district of Kleve in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located west of the Rhine half way between Duisburg and Venlo at the Dutch border. Its name means 'bailiff's Donk' (Donk = slight elevation within a swampy area).


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