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Oberhausen
Centr.O Park in Oberhausen
Centr.O Park in Oberhausen
Coat of arms of Oberhausen
Coordinates 51°33′N 06°51′E / 51.55°N 6.85°E / 51.55; 6.85
Administration
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Daniel Schranz (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 77.04 km2 (29.75 sq mi)
Elevation 78 m  (256 ft)
Population 218,898  (31 December 2005)
 - Density 2,841 /km2 (7,359 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate OB
Postal codes 46001-46149
Area code 0208
Website www.oberhausen.de

Oberhausen is a city in Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr Area. Oberhausen has about 220,000 inhabitants. It was dominated by industry like most towns in the Ruhr Area. The city hosts the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.

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