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Coordinates: 51°34′N 6°44′E / 51.567°N 6.733°E / 51.567; 6.733Coordinates: 51°34′N 6°44′E / 51.567°N 6.733°E / 51.567; 6.733
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
  Mayor Michael Heidinger (SPD)
  Total 47.67 km2 (18.41 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 67,452
  Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 46535, 46537, 46539
Dialling codes 02064
Vehicle registration WES, DIN, MO
Website www.dinslaken.de

Dinslaken is a town in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is known for its harness racing track, its now closed coal mine in Lohberg and its wealthy neighborhoods Hiesfeld and Eppinghoven.


Dinslaken is a city of the Lower Rhine region and situated at the northwestern margin of the Ruhr area, approx. 15 kilometres (9 miles) north of Duisburg.

Neighbouring municipalities

Division of the town

Dinslaken consists of 7 subdivisions


The medieval parish church, St. Vincentius, was heavily damaged during World War II, but was rebuilt from 1951 to 1952.

International relations

Dinslaken's twin towns include:[2]

Sons and daughters of the town

Dietrich Barfurth, 1890s


  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.
  2. 1 2 3 "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District". © 2009 Twins2010.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 28, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-28. External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26.

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