Kleve (DE)

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Cleves (German: Kleve; Dutch: Kleef; French: Clèves; Latin: Clivia) is a town (51,320 inhabitants end 2017) in the Lower Rhine region of northwestern Germany near the Dutch border and the river Rhine. From the 11th century onwards, Cleves was capital of a county and later (1417-1648) a duchy. Today, Cleves is the capital of the district of Cleves (Kreis Kleves) in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Postmarks in Germany

Meter cancels

Meter cancel Kleve 2009

Allied Occupation

To be confirmed

Postmarks in German Empire

Bridge CLEVE *f in 1911.

Postmarks in North German Confederation

Kleve (DE) NPB b.jpg

Postmarks in Prussia Rhineland province

Until 31 December 1867.

Cleve used the code 251, District of Düsseldorf.