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0 28 28 (Elten)
Emmerich am Rhein, meaning Emmerich on the Rhine; Dutch Emmerik) is a city on the lower part of the River Rhine in the northwest of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Dutch ( is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people 22 million of which are from the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname The Rhine (Rhein Rijn Rhin Reno Rain Rhenus is one of the longest and most important Rivers in Europe at 1320 kilometres (820 mi with an average discharge Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen usually shortened to NRW, official short form NW is the westernmost and - in terms of population and economic output - the In terms of local government organization, it is a medium-sized city belonging to the district of Cleves in the administrative region (Regierungsbezirk) of Düsseldorf. German districts (de ''Kreise'' or de ''Landkreise'' in the states of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Schleswig-Holstein, singular de ''Kreis'' and de ''Landreis'' Kleve (district or Kreis Kleve ( Cleves in former English use is a Kreis (local-government district in northwestern North Rhine-Westphalia, A Regierungsbezirk is a type of government region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states ( ''Bundesländer'') Düsseldorf (ˈdʏsəldɔɐf is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Emmerich lies to the north bank of the Rhine, just inside the German border; it is only 4 km to the Netherlands to the north and 5 km to the west. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands It is therefore the last German town on the Rhine before the river flows into the Netherlands.
The municipalities which comprise Emmerich are Borghees, Dornick, Elten, Hüthum, Klein-Netterden, Speelberg, Praest, Vrasselt and Leegmeer.
To the north, the city of Emmerich borders the Dutch municipalities of Montferland and Oude IJsselstreek, both of which are in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Montferland is a Municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. is a Municipality in the eastern Netherlands. It came into existence on 1 January, 2005 through a merger of the former municipalities Gendringen Gelderland ( English also Guelders) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country To the east, it is bordered by the German city of Rees. Rees is a town in the district of Cleves in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. To the south, it is bordered by the Rhine, and south of the river, by the German city of Kleve. Cleves redirects here for the Duchy of Cleves and the conjoined states of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, see those articles To the west, it is bordered by the Dutch municipalities of Rijnwaarden and Zevenaar, both of which are also in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Rijnwaarden is a Municipality in the eastern Netherlands. The Rhine enters the Netherlands in this municipality Zevenaar is a Municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. Gelderland ( English also Guelders) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country
Around the year 700 Saint Willibrord founded the mission "Emmerich" in the Utrecht diocese. Events By Place North America The Mount Edziza volcanic complex erupts in northern British Columbia, Canada. Saint Willibrord (c 658 – November 7, 739) was a Northumbrian missionary known as the "Apostle to the Frisians " in the modern The Archbishopric of Utrecht is the Archbishopric based in the Dutch city of Utrecht. The oldest documented name is "Villa Embrici," which survives from the year 828. Events By Place Europe Egbert of Wessex becomes the first King of England.
The collegiate church St. Martinikirche was constructed in 1040.
On May 31, 1233 Count Otto von Zutphen and Gelder arose to the royalty of the prosperous city with the authorization of the Roman emperor and the German King Emmerich (Emeric of Hungary). Events 1279 BC - Rameses II (The Great (19th dynasty becomes pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. There was also a Hungarian prince and saint named Emeric of Hungary (died 1031 Emmerich became a member of the Hanseatic League at the end of the 14th century. The Hanseatic League (also known as the Hansa) was an alliance of trading cities and their Guilds that established and maintained trade
In 1856 the railway section Oberhausen-Arnhem, of the Cologne-Mindener Railway was opened. Year 1856 ( MDCCCLVI) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year Oberhausen (ˈoːbɐhaʊzən is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Arnhem ( ( South Guelderish: Èrnem) is a city and Municipality, situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands. Minden is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Minden-Lübbecke.
During World War II Emmerich was 97% destroyed on October 7, 1944 by allied air strikes. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Events 3761 BC - The epoch (origin of the modern Hebrew calendar ( Proleptic Julian calendar) Year 1944 ( MCMXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In general allies are people groups or nations that have joined together in an association for mutual benefit or to achieve some common purpose
On November 28, 2004 the four Catholic congregations of the city (St. For the town in Argentina, see 28 de Noviembre. Events "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Martini, St. Aldegundis, Heilig-Geist and Liebfrauen) combined to form the new city parish St. Christophorus. Saint Christopher ( Greek: Άγιος Χριστόφορος) is a Saint venerated by Roman Catholics and Orthodox Christians
As a part of the 1st municipal restructuring program, the municipalities of Borghees, Dornick, Hüthum, Klein-Netterden, Praest and Vrasselt were integrated into the city of Emmerich on July 1, 1969. "July 1st" redirects here For the Ayumi Hamasaki song see H (song. Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In the course of the 2nd restructuring program, the municipality of Elten was integrated as well, on January 1, 1975. New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Holy Ghost Church This Catholic church was built in 1966 and is especially striking due to its version of the cross made of scrap metal and the Stations of the Cross made of linen. Year 1966 ( MCMLXVI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. A cross is a geometrical figure consisting of two lines or bars perpendicular to each other dividing one or two of the lines in half Stations of the Cross (or Way of the Cross; in Latin, Via Crucis; also called the Via Dolorosa or Way of Sorrows, or simply The architectural development during the time of the Second Vatican Council shaped the design of the church. The Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, or Vatican II, was the twentieth century Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church.
Rhine Bridge This bridge, which connects Emmerich on the north of the Rhine with Kleve on the south, was opened in 1965, and with a length of 1228 meters and a span of 500 meters it is the longest suspension bridge in Germany. Cleves redirects here for the Duchy of Cleves and the conjoined states of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, see those articles Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. This article is concerned with a particular type of suspension bridge the suspended-deck type Approximately 500 ships pass underneath it every day.
Rhine Museum. In the Rhine Museum, 130 ship models are exhibited, as well as a radar unit, examples of fish taxidermy, maps of the Rhine, a historic Christophorus figurine and a library of the city’s history. Radar is a system that uses electromagnetic waves to identify the range altitude direction or speed of both moving and fixed objects such as Aircraft, ships Taxidermy ( Greek for "skin arrangement" is the art of mounting or reproducing Animals for display (e Saint Christopher ( Greek: Άγιος Χριστόφορος) is a Saint venerated by Roman Catholics and Orthodox Christians In addition there is a one-man U-Boat from World War II and exhibitions regarding shipping on the Rhine, the history of the city and fisheries. U-boat is the anglicized version of the German word, itself an abbreviation of Unterseeboot ( undersea boat) and refers World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including
PAN-Art Forum/Poster Museum. The famous poster collection is displayed in the former Lohmann chocolate factory in rotating exhibits.
The Emmerich train station is located about 1 km southeast of the city center on the double-track electrified “Holland Route,” which plays an important role in passenger travel and commercial transport and is therefore treated in the EU as a part of the Trans-European Network in the category “priority projects which should be begun before 2010. |}A train station, railway station, railroad station, or station yard is a facility at which Passengers may board and alight from Trains The European Union ( EU) is a political and economic union of twenty-seven member states, located primarily in ” In addition to the ICE International from Amsterdam to Frankfurt am Main, the night train CityNightLine to southern Germany, Austria and to Switzerland travels through here with a stop in Emmerich. The InterCityExpress or ICE (German pronunciation) is a system of high-speed trains predominantly running in Germany and neighbouring countries Amsterdam (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland in the west Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation
With regards to regional rail transport, the following trains pass through Emmerich, in general every hour:
There is another station located on the same line near Emmerich, the stop Praest, which is only served by the Regional Train Der Weseler (RB 35).
Emmerich lies on the A3 motorway (known in German as the Bundesautobahn 3), which has the European designation E35. is an Autobahn in Germany that links the border to the Netherlands near Wesel in the northwest to the Austrian border near Passau The international E-road network is a numbering system for Roads in Europe developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE. It also lies on the B8 (the Bundesstrasse 8) and the B220. The Bundesstraße 8 (translates from German Federal road, abbreviated as B 8) is a road in southwestern Germany of great historical importance
Emmerich maintains relationships with:
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