Goch

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Goch
Protestant Kirche am Markt in Goch
Protestant Kirche am Markt in Goch
Coat of airms o Goch
Coat 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
KintraGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DestrictKleve
Govrenment
 • MayorUlrich Knickrehm (BFG)
Area
 • Total115.38 km2 (44.55 sq mi)
Elevation
18 m (59 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total33,825
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
47574
Diallin codes02823,
02827 (Kessel, Hassum, Hommersum)
Vehicle registrationKLE
Websitewww.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 year auld.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

It wis a pairt o the Duchy o 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)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 Julie 2019.