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Velbert Overview

Velbert is a town in the district of Mettmann, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Langenberg, a district of Velbert, is well known as the location of the Sender Langenberg transmitter site.

Velbert is located in the hills of the Berg region, approx. 20 kilometres north-east of the state capital Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf vacation rentals | Düsseldorf travel guide) and 12 kilometres north-west of Wuppertal (Wuppertal vacation rentals | Wuppertal travel guide) on the left side of the Ruhr river. Velbert stands on the highest part of the Berg region and also in its centre. Its average elevation is around 230 metres above sea level; its highest point, at 303 metres, is the Hordt-Berg and its lowest, at around 80 metres, is in Nierenhof am Deilbach. The highest point in Velbert itself is 263 metres above sea level, at the corner of Friedrichstraße and Langenberger Straße.

Things to See in Velbert

he central theatre of the city is in Forum Niederberg.

The city's museums are also in Forum Niederberg.

Wallfahrtsdom ("Pilgrimage Cathedral") in Neviges

Schloss Hardenberg in Neviges

Historical town centres in Neviges and Langenberg

Transmission towers in Langenberg for MW, FM and TV (303.7 m and 170m high)

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More about the History of Velbert

As part of the reform of local government districts in North Rhine-Westphalia that came into effect on 1 January 1975, the formerly independent cities of Velbert, Neviges and Langenberg were merged to form the present city of Velbert.

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Velbert is a town in the district of Mettmann, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Langenberg, a district of Velbert, is well known as the location of the Sender Langenberg transmitter site.

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