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Rheinberg is located in Germany
Location o Rheinberg athin Wesel destrict
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Coordinates: 51°32′48″N 6°36′2″E / 51.54667°N 6.60056°E / 51.54667; 6.60056Coordinates: 51°32′48″N 6°36′2″E / 51.54667°N 6.60056°E / 51.54667; 6.60056
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
 • MayorHans-Theo Mennicken
 • Total75.15 km2 (29.02 sq mi)
 • Total31,097
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Diallin codes02843 Rheinberg
02802 Alpen, Germany
02844 (Orsoy)
Vehicle registrationWES

Rheinberg is a toun in the destrict o Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. It is situatit on the left bank o the Rhine, approx. 10 km (6.2 mile) north o Moers an 15 km (9.3 mile) sooth o Wesel.

It comprises the municipal destricts o Rheinberg, Borth, Budberg, an Orsoy.

Prince Rupert o the Rhine gained his first militar experience fechtin alangside the Protestant Frederick Henry, Prince o Orange at the Siege o Rheinberg in 1633.

A century later the Battle o Rheinberg wis focht on 12 Juin 1758, durin the Seiven Years' War.

It is the location o a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery, whaur 3,327 Commonwealth servicemen o the Seicont Warld War are buriet or commemoratit. The majority o those nou buriet in the cemetery wur airmen re-interred frae German cemeteries efter the war. The men o the ither fechtin services buriet thare mostly lost their lives durin the battle o the Rhineland, or in the advance frae the Rhine tae the Elbe.[2]

It is the hame toun o the supermodel Claudia Schiffer, wha still sometimes resides in Xanten, a historic toun locatit aboot 15 km (9.3 mile) away from Rheinberg.

It is the hame toun o Isebell Werth (born 21 Julie 1969 in Rheinberg), wha is a German equestrian an warld champion in dressage.

Rheinberg is the steid o a 110,000 square meter Amazon.com fulfilment warehoose an aw.[3]

Rheinberg is also home to Underberg, one of the most famous liquor makers in Germany.

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  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 Julie 2019.
  2. CWGC. "Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany". Retrieved 7 Januar 2015.
  3. Amazon.com. "Rheinberg Fulfilment Centre, Germany". Archived frae the original on 19 Juin 2013. Retrieved 30 Apryle 2014.

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