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Geldern (North Rhine-Westphalia)

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Geldern is a municipality in the northwest of the federal state North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is part of the district of Cleves, which is part of the administrative region Dusseldorf. The population of the city is 34,000 sources in 2005. Geldern lies in the plains of the lower, northern Rhineland, west of the Rhine. The river Niers, a tributary of the Meuse, flows through Geldern. The stream Gelderner Fleuth flows into the Niers in Geldern. Geldern shares borders with Kevelaer and Sonsbeck to the north, Issum to the east, Kerken and Straelen to the south, and the Dutch municipalities Arcen en Velden and Bergen to the west.
Each summer Geldern hosts a street art contest, which attracts international artists. Geldern has the leading Whitsun funfair of the lower Rhine, a street party in summer and a Christmas Market. Several other events are organized in summer. There is an approximately 60 kilometers long cycle path along the Fossa Eugeniana, a never completed canal from the Rhine near Rheinberg to the Meuse near Venlo. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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