Place:Mönchengladbach, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany

Alt namesGladbachsource:
Gladbachsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-94
Gladbach-Rheydtsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VIII, 246
Moenchengladbachsource: ö = o or ö = oe
Monchengladbachsource: ö = o or ö = oe
Mönchengladbachsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
München-Gladbachsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 780
TypeIndependent City
Coordinates51.2°N 6.433°E
Located inRheinland, Preußen, Germany
Also located inDüsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany     (600 - )
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Monastery founded in 972, town chartered in 1336, incorporated neighboring Rheydt in 1975.

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Mönchengladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located west of the Rhine, halfway between Düsseldorf and the Dutch border.

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