Wermelskirchen

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Wermelskirchen
Coat o airms o Wermelskirchen
Coat o airms
Wermelskirchen is locatit in Germany
Wermelskirchen
Wermelskirchen
Location o Wermelskirchen athin Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis destrict
Wermelskirchen in GL.svg
Coordinates: 51°09′N 7°13′E / 51.150°N 7.217°E / 51.150; 7.217Coordinates: 51°09′N 7°13′E / 51.150°N 7.217°E / 51.150; 7.217
KintraGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. regionKöln
DestrictRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
Govrenment
 • MayorEric Weik (FDP)
Area
 • Total74.66 km2 (28.83 sq mi)
Elevation
345 m (1,132 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot34,504
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
42929
Diallin codes02196
02193 (Dabringhausen)
Vehicle registrationGL
Wabsteidwww.wermelskirchen.de

Wermelskirchen is a toun in the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, in North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany, sootheast o Remscheid. It is hame tae the warld's biggest live Christmas tree.

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coat o airms o the ceety o Wermelskirchen leuks like a siller shield split intae thirds. In the left field is an aik tree. In the richt field there is a Swan an pictured in the middle field there is a kirk.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wermelskirchen haes an Evangelical, a Roman Catholic kirk an a Laitin schuil.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety haes the heid office o OBI [2] and the oreegin of the castor manufacturer TENTE.

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wermelskirchen is the birthplace o Carl Leverkus, foonder o a German chemical an pharmaceutical company in Leverkusen, whilk wis later owertakken bi Bayer an run bi Carl Duisberg.

Film director an writer Uwe Boll, director o Alone in the Dark an BloodRayne wis born here.

Thomas Kleine, German fitbawer, wis born in Wermelskirchen in 1977.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016. 
  2. "Impressum." OBI. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Komplementär OBI Heimwerkermarkt Systemzentrale GmbH, Albert-Einstein-Straße 7-9, 42929 Wermelskirchen, Amtsgericht Köln HR B 36389 ."

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