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Goch
Protestant Kirche am Markt in Goch
Protestant Kirche am Markt in Goch
Coat o airms o Goch
Coat o airms
Goch is locatit in Germany
Goch
Goch
Location o Goch athin Kleve destrict
Goch in KLE.svg
Coordinates: 51°41′2″N 06°9′43″E / 51.68389°N 6.16194°E / 51.68389; 6.16194Coordinates: 51°41′2″N 06°9′43″E / 51.68389°N 6.16194°E / 51.68389; 6.16194
Kintra Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. region Düsseldorf
Destrict Kleve
Govrenment
 • Mayor Karl-Heinz Otto (CDU)
Aurie
 • Total 115.38 km2 (44.55 sq mi)
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot 33,889
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 47574
Diallin codes 02823,
02827 (Kessel, Hassum, Hommersum)
Vehicle registration KLE
Wabsteid www.goch.de

Goch (archaic spellin: Gog, Dutch: Gogh) is a toun in the destrict o Kleve, in North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. It is situatit close tae the border wi the Netherlands, approx. 12 km sooth o Kleve, an 27 km sootheast o Nijmegen.

Cultural tees[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is twinned wi the toun o Andover in Ingland, the toun o Redon in Fraunce an the toun o Veghel in the Netherlands. Goch is 750 years auld.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Spainyie author, militar leader, an govrenor o the Spainyie Netherlands, Francisco de Moncada, dee'd here in 1635.

It was a part of the Duchy of Cleves.

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is the birthplace o Olympic Champion Josefa Idem an Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor.

Template:Ceeties an touns in Kleve (district)

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