Schermbeck

Schermbeck is a municipality in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Schermbeck
Castle Schermbeck
Castle Schermbeck
Coat of arms of Schermbeck
Coat of arms
Location of Schermbeck within Wesel district
Wesel (district)Recklinghausen (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaBorken (district)BottropOberhausenDuisburgKrefeldViersen (district)Kleve (district)Neukirchen-VluynMoersKamp-LintfortRheinbergDinslakenWeselXantenSonsbeckHünxeSchermbeckHamminkelnAlpenVoerdeSchermbeck in WES.svg
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Schermbeck is located in Germany
Schermbeck
Schermbeck
Schermbeck is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Schermbeck
Schermbeck
Coordinates: 51°41′42″N 6°52′32″E / 51.69500°N 6.87556°E / 51.69500; 6.87556Coordinates: 51°41′42″N 6°52′32″E / 51.69500°N 6.87556°E / 51.69500; 6.87556
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictWesel
Subdivisions8
Government
 • MayorErnst-Christoph Grüter (CDU)
Area
 • Total110.74 km2 (42.76 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,602
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
46514
Dialling codes0 28 53
Vehicle registrationWES
Websitewww.schermbeck.de

GeographyEdit

Schermbeck is situated near the river Lippe, approximately 20 km east of Wesel, and 8 km north-west of Dorsten. Its maximum dilatation from north to south is about 12.90 km, from west to east it's about 17.80 km. Thanks to its proximity to the Ruhr area and thus to many big cities, Schermbeck is becoming a popular place for people who want to escape the urban life but still be closely connected to it.

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General informationEdit

Schermbeck has 3 schools. Locally it is famous for its traditional annual "Volksfest" Kilian, at which many people from the surrounding areas attend. Recently it is becoming a popular location for various events like cooking and art exhibitions.

Division of the municipalityEdit

Schermbeck is divided into 8 districts:

  • Altschermbeck
  • Bricht
  • Damm
  • Dämmerwald
  • Gahlen
  • Overbeck
  • Schermbeck
  • Weselerwald

TransportEdit

RoadsEdit

Schermbeck is connected to the highways A 3 and A 31 and also to the federal road B 58.

Through Schermbeck run 3,10 km highway, 17,40 km federal roads, 22,10 km ordinary highways, 165,20 km rural roads and 2,30 km are in privat property.

ReligionEdit

Out of ancient background Schermbeck is almost half catholic and half evangelic. The proportion of Catholics is about 45,3%, and 39,2% confess themselves as Protestants. There are only a few followers of other religions or denominations.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2019" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 17 June 2020.

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