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Coat of arms of Wesel
Coordinates 51°39′31″N 6°37′4″E / 51.65861°N 6.61778°E / 51.65861; 6.61778
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Wesel
Town subdivisions 5 Quarters
Mayor Ulrike Westkamp (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 122.53 km2 (47.31 sq mi)
Elevation 23 m  (75 ft)
Population 60,958  (31 December 2009)
 - Density 497 /km2 (1,289 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WES
Postal codes 46483 - 46487
Area codes 0 28 1
Website www.wesel.de
Location of the town of Wesel within Wesel district

Wesel is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Wesel is near to Duisburg and belongs to the Ruhr area. It has about 60,000 inhabitants.

It has been a city since 1241.

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