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CentrO logo
Centro in Oberhausen.jpg
Interior view of CentrO
Location Oberhausen, Germany
Address Neue Mitte Oberhausen
Opening date 12 September 1996
Owner CentrO Management GmbH / Unibail-Rodamco / Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Architect Rhode, Kellermann, Wawrowsky
No. of stores and services 450+
Total retail floor area 200,000 skm
Website www.centro.de
Mall and promenade of CentrO, Oberhausen

CentrO is a shopping mall in Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It forms part of a large commercial development called the Neue Mitte ("new center").

CentrO is Germany's largest shopping mall. The development was rather controversial, with neighbouring municipalities opposing the size and scope of the project, fearing a loss of sales to businesses in their city centers.[1]


  1. ^ Basten, Ludger: "Die Neue Mitte Oberhausen: Ein Großprojekt der Stadtentwicklung im Spannungsfeld von Politik und Planung"; Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, 1998 (in German). ISBN 3-7643-5903-X

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Coordinates: 51°29′30″N 6°52′36″E / 51.49167°N 6.87667°E / 51.49167; 6.87667