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Rheinhausen (rĪnˈhouˌzən) [key], former town, North Rhine–Westphalia, NW Germany, a port on the Rhine River; chartered 1934. Manufactures include metal products, machinery, textiles, mining and chemical equipment, cement goods, beer, and liquor. In 1975 it was incorporated into the city of Duisburg.

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