Gelsenkirchen (UK: / ˈ ɡ ɛ l z ən k ɪər x ən /, US: / ˌ ɡ ɛ l z ən ˈ k ɪər x ən /, German: [ˌɡɛlzn̩ˈkɪʁçn̩] (); 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 wis first documentit in 1150, but it remained a smaa veelage till the 19t century, when the Industrial Revolution led tae the growth o the entire aurie. In 1840, when the minin o coal began, 6000 inhabitants livit in Gelsenkirchen; in 1900 the population haed increased tae 138,000.
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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In 1893, the station reopened as Schalke Süd (from 1907 it was called Gelsenkirchen-Schalke Süd). The siding from Gelsenkirchen was upgraded to a regular freight line and a connection was opened to Hessler station on the BME Emscher Valley Railway on 1 April 1897. The track was duplicated between Hessler and Schalke Süd in 1898 and two years ...
Gelsenkirchen je mesto na západe Nemecka v spolkovej krajine Severné Porýnie-Vestfálsko vo vládnom obvode Münster.Leží v severnej časti Porúria.V súčasnosti sa tu uhlie už neťaží a mesto má desaťročia problém s najvyššou nezamestnanosťou v Nemecku.
Gelsenkirchen este un oraș cu statut administrativ de district urban în landul Renania de Nord-Westfalia, Germania. Personalități [ modificare | modificare sursă ] Manuel Neuer (n. 1986), fotbalist
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.