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Town Hall of Recklinghausen.
Town Hall of Recklinghausen.
Coat of arms of Recklinghausen
Recklinghausen is located in Germany
Coordinates 51°37′N 7°12′E / 51.61667°N 7.2°E / 51.61667; 7.2
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Recklinghausen
Mayor Wolfgang Pantförder
Basic statistics
Area 66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi)
Elevation 85 m  (279 ft)
Population 121,521  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,830 /km2 (4,740 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate RE
Postal codes 45601–45665
Area code 02361

Recklinghausen is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, belonging to the Ruhr area. It has about 120,000 inhabitants.