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Kempen, Germany

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Old School Street
Old School Street
Coat of arms of Kempen
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Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Viersen
Town subdivisions 4
Mayor Volker Rübo (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 68.79 km2 (26.56 sq mi)
Elevation 30 - 68 m
Population 36,175  (30 June 2009)
 - Density 526 /km2 (1,362 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate VIE / KK
Postal code 47906
Area codes 0 21 52 / 02845
Location of the town of Kempen within Viersen district

Kempen is a town in Germany. It is about 30 km northwest of Düsseldorf, and 20 km east of Venlo. It was once a center of textile making, silk, cotton, and linen. Kempen can also refer to a different town that used to be part of Germany but in 1920 was given to Poland and now has a Polish name.


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