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Coat of arms of Dinslaken
Coat of arms
Dinslaken  is located in Germany
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
 • Mayor Michael Heidinger (SPD)
 • Total 47.67 km2 (18.41 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 67,190
 • 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

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.


  • Geography 1
    • Neighbouring municipalities 1.1
    • Division of the town 1.2
  • Sights 2
  • International relations 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


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

  • Eppinghoven
  • Hiesfeld
  • Innenstadt
  • Lohberg
  • Oberlohberg
  • Bruch
  • Averbruch
  • Hagenbezirk


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]


  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen".  
  2. ^ a b c "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District" (PDF). © 2009 Retrieved 2009-10-28. 
  3. ^ "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26. 

External links

  • Official site (German)

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