A former mining settlement. Gelsenkirchen ( UK: / ˈɡɛlzənkɪərxən /, US: / ˌɡɛlzənˈkɪərxən /, German: [ˌɡɛlzn̩ˈkɪʁçn̩] ( listen); Westphalian: Gelsenkiärken) is the 11th largest city of Germany's most populous federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and its 262,528 (2016) inhabitants make it the 25th largest city of Germany.
Gelsenkirchen is a city in Germany in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is about 63 km (39.1 mi) north of Cologne in the so-called Ruhr Area. About 269,000 people live there. In the past it was dominated by coal mining and steel industry. The city is famous for its football (soccer) club FC Schalke 04. References
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Gelsenkirchen wie es früher war. Wartberg, Gudensberg-Gleichen 1994, 1996, ISBN 3-86134-185-9. Rolf Cadenbach: Unsere Stadt Gelsenkirchen. Arbeitsbuch für den Sachunterricht der Grundschule. Aschendorff, Münster 1991, ISBN 3-402-02765-8. Hans-Werner Wehling: Gelsenkirchen. Stadtentwicklung, Strukturwandel und Zukunftsperspektiven.
Musiktheater im Revier (MiR) (Music Theatre in the Ruhr) is the venue for performing opera, operetta, musical theatre and ballet in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.It opened on 15 December 1959; it is listed since 1997 as a protected cultural monument.
History has no established name for this phase of the industrial revolution, but one could call it the early water-powered industrial revolution . As the machines became bigger and moved from water power to steam power, locally mined coal and charcoal became expensive and there was not enough of it.
Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V., commonly known as FC Schalke 04 (German: [ɛf tseː ˈʃalkə nʊl fiːɐ̯]), Schalke 04, or abbreviated as S04 (German: [ˈɛs nʊl fiːɐ̯]), is a professional German football and multi-sports club originally from the Schalke district of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia.
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