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General Information

Federal Republic of Germany, Earth



Notable Events

Development of Mark VI MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor/C variant




Essen is a city in the center of the Ruhr Area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Located on the Ruhr River, it's the 7th in Germany. It is both, a member of and seat to several regional authorities, most importantly the Regionalverband Ruhr.



Formerly one of Germany's most important coal and steel centers, Essen has developed a strong tertiary sector of industry and is home to 13 of the 100 largest German corporations. Historically, it has been linked to the centuries-old Krupp family iron works. Due to its industrial history, the city was chosen in 1958 to serve as the seat of a Roman-Catholic diocese, the Diocese of Essen (Ruhrbistum). In early 2003, the universities of Essen and its neighboring city of Duisburg (both established in 1972) were merged into the University of Duisburg-Essen with campuses in both cities and a university hospital in Essen.

Administrative Districts

  • Fischlaken
  • Heidhausen
  • Heisingen
  • Karnap
  • Kettwig
  • Overdress
  • Schuir
  • Werden

United Nations Space Command

In Essen, the UNSC have a base, the Beweglichrüstungsysteme research facility, which was the developer and tester of the MJOLNIR Mk.VI/CQB Battle Armor system.

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