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Mönchengladbach

(mön`khən-gläd`bäkh), formerly

München-Gladbach

(mün`–), city (1994 pop. 265,312), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany. It is the twin city of adjacent RheydtRheydt
, city, North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany. It forms a twin city with Mönchengladbach. Rheydt is an industrial center; its manufactures include cotton, silk, and velvet textiles as well as machine tools, electrical equipment, and printing supplies.
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 and is a major center of the German cotton textile industry. Textile machinery, iron, paper, chemicals, leather, and petroleum are also manufactured. A road, rail, and air terminus, it is the north central European headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Mönchengladbach developed around a Benedictine abbey (founded c.972), which was rebuilt several times between the 14th and the 18th cent. and which now serves as the city hall.

Mönchengladbach

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia, west of the Rhine. Population, 151,200 (1971). Mönchengladbach is a large center for the textile, clothing, and knitwear industries; there is also machine-tool and boiler construction, textile-machinery construction, and production of rolling equipment and reinforcement. There is an engineering school of the textile industry.

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