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Wattenscheid(vät`ənshīt'), city, North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, an 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
..... Click the link for more information. district. Its manufactures include metal goods, electrical equipment, and textiles.
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an industrial town in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia east of Essen. Pop.: 81 200 (latest est.)
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