Castrop-Rauxel kstrp-rouks?l [key], city (1994 pop. 79,100), North Rhine?Westphalia, W Germany, on the Rhine-Herne Canal, an industrial city of the Ruhr district. Chemicals and other light industrial goods are produced there, and coal mining is a major industry.
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