What is Essen?

  • (noun): A city in western Germany; industrial center of the Ruhr.


Essen ( ; Latin: Assindia) is a city in the central part of the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Located on the River Ruhr, its population of approximately 579,000 (as of 30 June 2008 (2008 -06-30)) makes it the 9th-largest city in Germany. For the year 2010, Essen was the European Capital of Culture on behalf of the whole Ruhr area.

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Single-Handed (1953 Film) - Plot
... merchantman just before it is sunk by the German raider Essen, but HMS Stratford, the flagship of Saville's squadron is too low on fuel for pursuit and the convoy cannot be left ... Amesbury finds and attacks the Essen, scoring a major torpedo hit on the Essen’s bow, but is sunk with the loss of all but two hands, Petty Officer Wheatley and Signalman Andrew 'Canada' Brown ... The Essen picks up the two survivors ...
SG Essen-Schönebeck
... SG Essen-Schönebeck are a German association football club based in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia ...
List Of Christian Religious Houses In North Rhine-Westphalia - E
1909–1944 Helene-Nickel-Stift, Röhe tbe Essen Abbey (Stift Essen), Essen secular canonesses 845–1803 Ewig Priory or Abbey (Kloster Ewig), Attendorn Austin ...
Essen, Groningen
... Essen is a small hamlet in the municipality Haren in the province Groningen ... In 1215 a monastery was founded in Essen (or Yesse) ... Today Essen counts twenty farms in a very rural countryside it is hard to imagine that the centre of the city of Groningen is only 5 km (3 mi) away ...