Jüchen is a municipality in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 17 km southwest of Neuss and 10 km southeast of Mönchengladbach.

Jüchen
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Jüchen
Coat of arms
Location of Jüchen within Neuss district
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Jüchen is located in Germany
Jüchen
Jüchen
Jüchen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Jüchen
Jüchen
Coordinates: 51°06′04″N 06°30′06″E / 51.10111°N 6.50167°E / 51.10111; 6.50167Coordinates: 51°06′04″N 06°30′06″E / 51.10111°N 6.50167°E / 51.10111; 6.50167
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictNeuss
Subdivisions30
Area
 • Total71.84 km2 (27.74 sq mi)
Elevation
81 m (266 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total23,337
 • Density320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
41363
Dialling codes02164, 02165, 02166, 02181, 02182
Vehicle registrationNE
Websitewww.juechen.de

MayorEdit

Harald Zillikens (* 1959) (CDU) was elected mayor in 2009 and reelected in 2015. He is the successor of Margarete Kranz (CDU).

Notable natives or residentsEdit

  • Heinrich Siegmund Blanckertz (born June 3, 1823, in Jüchen; died August 7, 1908, in Berlin), founder of the German steel spring industry.
  • Peter Bamm, actually Curt Emmrich, (born October 20, 1897, in Hochneukirch; died 30 March 1975 in Zollikon, Switzerland), German writer.
  • Fritz von Ameln (born 1901 in Jüchen, died July 27, 1970), Management consultant. From 1954 to 1966 he was a member of the Düsseldorf Landtag. He was also a member of the Committee for Reconstruction and Chairman of the Sports Committee. Von Ameln received the Great Cross of Merit in 1967 by the Federal President.
  • Dietrich Zillessen (born 1937), Professor of Religious Education at the University of Cologne
  • Willibert Kremer (born October 15, 1939, in Hochneukirch), German football coach and former football player.
  • Willy Wimmer (born May 18 1943, in Mönchengladbach), German politician of the CDU, who belonged to the Bundestag is 33 years.
  • Annette Schavan (born June 10, 1955, in Jüchen), politician (CDU), 2005-2013 Federal Minister for Education and Research.

ReferencesEdit

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