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Gronau
Saint Anthony Church
Saint Anthony Church
Flag of Gronau
Flag
Coat of arms of Gronau
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Borken
First mentioned 1365
Subdivisions 2
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • Total 48,321
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
48599
Dialling codes 0 25 62
0 25 65 (Epe)
Vehicle registration BOR
Website www.gronau.de

Gronau (Westf.) is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is near the border with the Netherlands, about 10 km east of Enschede. As of 2018, the city has about 48,000 people living there.

Rock musician and singer Udo Lindenberg was born here.

Twin towns

Gronau is twinned with:

  • England Bromsgrove, England, United Kingdom
  • Netherlands Epe, Netherlands
  • Hungary Mezőberény, Hungary

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