🇩🇪 Viersen is the capital of the district of Viersen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Viersen is situated approximately 8 km north-west of Mönchengladbach, 15 km south-west of Krefeld and 20 km east of Venlo (Netherlands). The city of Viersen is made up of three (formerly independent) cities: Süchteln, Dülken and Viersen, which combined in 1970, and one former village, Boisheim, which combined with Viersen in 1968.
Economy The companies Mars Incorporated (chocolate bars) and the "Kaiser's Tengelmann AG" (supermarkets) are situated in one of Viersen's industrial districts named Dülken-Mackenstein.
Viersen has a population of over 77,376 people. Viersen also forms the centre of the wider Viersen district which has a population of over 298,536 people.