Ahaus (German pronunciation: [ˈaːhaʊs] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the district of Borken in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located near the border with the Netherlands, lying some 20 km south-east of Enschede. Ahaus is the home for Germany's "Interim Storage of [Radioactive] spent fuel"[2]

Ahaus
St George's Fountain in Ahaus
St George's Fountain in Ahaus
Coat of arms of Ahaus
Coat of arms
Location of Ahaus within Borken district
Ahaus in BOR.svg
Ahaus is located in Germany
Ahaus
Ahaus
Ahaus is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Ahaus
Ahaus
Coordinates: 52°4′N 7°0′E / 52.067°N 7.000°E / 52.067; 7.000Coordinates: 52°4′N 7°0′E / 52.067°N 7.000°E / 52.067; 7.000
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionMünster
DistrictBorken
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorKarola Voß (Ind.)
Area
 • Total151.22 km2 (58.39 sq mi)
Elevation
36 - 70 m (−194 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total39,223
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
48683
Dialling codes02561, 02567
Vehicle registrationBOR, AH, BOH
Websitewww.ahaus.de

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ http://www-pub.iaea.org/iaeameetings/cn226p/Session3/ID100Palmes.pdf