Aldenhoven (German pronunciation: [ˈaldənhoːfən]) is a municipality in the district of Düren in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located approximately 5 km south-west of Jülich, 5 km north of Eschweiler and 20 km north-east of Aachen.

Aldenhoven
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Aldenhoven
Coat of arms
Location of Aldenhoven within Düren district
Düren (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaRhein-Erft-KreisEuskirchen (district)Rhein-Kreis NeussHeinsberg (district)AachenAachen (district)BelgiumHeimbachKreuzauNideggenVettweißDürenJülichLangerweheTitzMerzenichAldenhovenHürtgenwaldNörvenichIndenNiederzierLinnichAldenhoven in DN.svg
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Aldenhoven is located in Germany
Aldenhoven
Aldenhoven
Aldenhoven is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Aldenhoven
Aldenhoven
Coordinates: 50°53′45″N 06°16′59″E / 50.89583°N 6.28306°E / 50.89583; 6.28306Coordinates: 50°53′45″N 06°16′59″E / 50.89583°N 6.28306°E / 50.89583; 6.28306
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictDüren
Subdivisions7
Government
 • MayorRalf Claßen
Area
 • Total44.26 km2 (17.09 sq mi)
Elevation
114 m (374 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,807
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
52457
Dialling codes02464
Vehicle registrationDN
Websitewww.aldenhoven.de

GalleryEdit

Notable peopleEdit

  • Heinrich von der Mark (1784-1865), Bavarian lieutenant-general and minister of war
  • Edmund Emundts (1790-1871) Lord Mayor of Aachen
  • Jürgen Fliege (born 1947), television pastor, in the 1980s evangelical pastor in Aldenhoven
  • Reinhold Yabo (born 1992), German footballer

Twin TownEdit

Aldenhoven is twinned with the  French town of Albert.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.