Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Über Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Gelsenkirchen is a city in the North Rhine-Westphalia state of Germany. It is located in the northern part of the Ruhr area. Its population in 2015 was c. 260,000.Gelsenkirchen was first documented in 1150, but it remained a tiny village until the 19th century, when the Industrial Revolution led to the growth of the entire area. In 1840, when the mining of coal began, 6,000 inhabitants lived in Gelsenkirchen; in 1900 the population had increased to 138,000.In the early 20th century, ...

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Gelsenkirchen, Germanys Veranstaltungen

Gelsenkirchen, Germanys früheren Veranstaltungen