Wassenberg is a town in the district Heinsberg, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Netherlands, on the river Rur, approx. 6 km north-east of Heinsberg and 15 km south-east of Roermond.

Wassenberg
Coat of arms of Wassenberg
Coat of arms
Location of Wassenberg within Heinsberg district
Heinsberg (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaViersen (district)Aachen (district)Düren (district)Rhein-Erft-KreisRhein-Kreis NeussMönchengladbachNetherlandsWegbergHeinsbergÜbach-PalenbergGangeltSelfkantHückelhovenErkelenzGeilenkirchenWassenbergWaldfeuchtWassenberg in HS.svg
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Wassenberg is located in Germany
Wassenberg
Wassenberg
Wassenberg is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Wassenberg
Wassenberg
Coordinates: 51°06′N 06°09′E / 51.100°N 6.150°E / 51.100; 6.150Coordinates: 51°06′N 06°09′E / 51.100°N 6.150°E / 51.100; 6.150
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictHeinsberg
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorManfred Winkens (CDU)
Area
 • Total42.41 km2 (16.37 sq mi)
Elevation
30 - 92 m (−272 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total18,292
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
41849
Dialling codes02432
Vehicle registrationHS
Websitewww.wassenberg.de

ReferencesEdit

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