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Oberhausen

(ō`bərhou'zən), city (1994 pop. 226,254), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, a former industrial center of the RuhrRuhr
, region, c.1,300 sq mi (3,370 sq km), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany; a principal manufacturing center of Germany. The Ruhr lies along, and north of, the Ruhr River (145 mi/233 km long), which rises in the hills of central Germany and flows generally west to the
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 district. It is a port on the Rhine-Herne Canal and a rail junction. Chemicals are produced, and there are some light industries; coal mining and iron and steel production, once significant industries, came to an end in the 1990s. The first German steam engine was built in Sterkrade, now a district of Oberhausen, in 1814. Oberhausen was chartered in 1874. An aquarium is in the city.

Oberhausen

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), located in the Land (state) of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr. Adjoins Duisburg on the west and Essen on the east. Population, 242,600 (1973). Major railroad junction (freight turnover, 8–9 million tons) and a port on the Rhine-Herne Canal.

Oberhausen is an important industrial center. It has heavy machine building (boilermaking, chemical and metallurgical equipment), ferrous metallurgy, coal mining, chemical industry, and petroleum refining. There is an economic management academy in the city. Annual film festivals of short subjects are held in Oberhausen. [18–531–2; updated]

Oberhausen

an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine-Herne Canal: site of the first ironworks in the Ruhr. Pop.: 220 033 (2003 est.)
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