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Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). Each Land is represented at the federal level in the Bundesrat. The 16 Länder are: Baden-Württemberg Bavaria (Bayern) Berlin (city-state) Brandenburg Bremen (city-state) Hamburg... State: With eighteen million inhabitants inhabiting 34,080 km in western-northwestern Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia (German Nordrhein-Westfalen) is largest in population though only fourth in area among Germanys sixteen federal states. The capital is D sseldorf. Geography North Rhine-Westphalia borders on (from the west and clockwise) Belgium... North Rhine-Westphalia
A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). Regierungsbezirke are themselves further divided into districts (Kreise), either Landkreise or urban districts: cities which constitute a district in their own right (kreisfreie Städte). The Regierungsbezirk is governed by a Bezirksregierung and led... Regierungsbezirk: Düsseldorf
There are 439 German districts, administrative units in Germany. The districts are at an intermediate level of administration between the Länder (German states) and the local / municipal levels (Gemeinden). Types of district The majority of the districts are rural districts, Landkreise, of which there are 323. Cities with more... District: An independent city is a city in the United States of America that does not belong to any county, but rather interacts directly with the state government. Because counties have historically been a strong institution in local government in most of the United States, independent cities are relatively rare outside... Independent city
This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. The article area (geometry) is more mathematical. Area is a quantity expressing the size of a region of space. Surface area refers to the summation of the areas of the exposed sides of an object. Units Units for measuring... Area: km²
In the most common sense of the word, a population is the collection of people—or organisms of a particular species—living in a given geographic area. Population is studied in a wide variety of ways and disciplines. In population dynamics, size, age and sex structure, mortality, reproductive... Population: 170,745 (12/31/2002)
47.6% males, 52.4% females
Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. However it is most frequently applied to living organisms, humans in particular. Population density is usually expressed in terms of items or organisms per unit area. Definitions of population density Population density, according to the definition above, depends... Population density: 1,871/km²
Elevation has several related meanings: Geography The elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or possibly some other fixed point). The elevation of a mountain usually refers to its summit. A topographic map shows variations in elevation by contour lines. Elevation is mainly used when... Elevation: 26 to 152.7 m
German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, known as Postleitzahl (pl. Postleitzahlen, acronym PLZ), consist of five digits, which indicate the wider area (first 2 digits), and the postal district (last 3 digits). The present system was introduced in 1993. Before reunification, both the Federal... Postal code: 45468 - 54584 (old: 4330)
The area codes in Germany is divided into 9 or 10 digits. The example is 035-91-DDDDD. The 2s are founded in the west, The 3s are founded in the east, the 6s are founded in the central part, the 7s are founded in the southwest, 8s are founded... Area/distance code: 20-8 (020-8)
Location is a position or point in physical space expressed in relation to other things positions. A real location can often be designated by Cartesian coordinates. Ones own personal location is often designated: here. On the Earth one can use the Geographic coordinate system to describe ones location... Location: 51.433/51°26' N lat.
6.8833/6°53' W long.
Municipal code: 0511700
License plates in Germany show the place where the car carrying them is registered. Whenever a person changes their main place of residence in Germany, or buys a new car, they are required to buy new license plates. License plates can be bought which are valid all year round or... Car designation: MH
Arrangement of the city: 3 districts
9 localities
Address of the city administration: Bürgeramt
ServiceCenter I
17 - 19 Viktoriastraße
Mülheim an der Ruhr 45468
Website: www.muelheim-ruhr.de

Mülheim an der Ruhr is a city in With eighteen million inhabitants inhabiting 34,080 km in western-northwestern Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia (German Nordrhein-Westfalen) is largest in population though only fourth in area among Germanys sixteen federal states. The capital is D sseldorf. Geography North Rhine-Westphalia borders on (from the west and clockwise) Belgium... North Rhine-Westphalia in The Federal Republic of Germany ( German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. Due to its central location, Germany has more neighbours than any other European country: these are Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the... Germany. It is located in the Geography Map of the Ruhr Area The Ruhr Area (German Ruhrgebiet or, colloquially, Ruhrpott) is a metropolitan area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, consisting of a number of large industrial cities bordered by the rivers Ruhr to the south, Rhine to the west, and Lippe to the north. Southwest it... Ruhr area between Location of Duisburg Duisburg is a German city in the western part of the Ruhr Area (Ruhrgebiet) in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is a district-free city in the Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf. The harbour of Duisburg is the largest inland port in the world. Duisburg has a university which merged... Duisburg and Map of Germany showing Essen Essen [ˈɛsn̩] is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the Ruhr river, there being the second largest city of the Ruhr area and the 6th largest city of Germany. Population: 586,205 (as of 30.06.2004... Essen, 20 km to the north-east of Düsseldorf. Geographical location 51°26′ N 6°53′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=51_26_N_6_53_E_).


Its population is 170.745 (status 12/31/2003). The city covers about 91.26 Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. It is one of the SI derived units. 1 km² is equal to: the area of a square measuring 1 kilometre on each side 1 000 000 m2 100 hectares 0.386 102 square miles... km² and is between 26.0 and 152.7 This article is about the unit of length. For other uses of metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation). The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units. It is defined as the length of the path traveled by light in an absolute vacuum during a... m above sea level.


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  • Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard Zembaczyński Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48 77 Car plates OP Twin... Opole, The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania... Poland
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Official website (in English, German and French) (http://www.muelheim-ruhr.de/)



Rural and urban districts in With eighteen million inhabitants inhabiting 34,080 km in western-northwestern Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia (German Nordrhein-Westfalen) is largest in population though only fourth in area among Germanys sixteen federal states. The capital is D sseldorf. Geography North Rhine-Westphalia borders on (from the west and clockwise) Belgium... North Rhine-Westphalia

Map of Germany showing Aachen Aachen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km to the west of Cologne, and the westernmost city in Germany, at 50°46 N, 6°6 E. Population: 256,605 (2003). The RWTH Aachen University... Aachen (town) | The district of Aachen (Kreis Aachen) is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Heinsberg, Düren, Euskirchen, district-free Aachen (the city, giving the surrounding district the name, but is not part of the district), and also the province Limburg (Netherlands) and... Aachen (district) | Map of Germany showing Bielefeld Bielefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on both the western and eastern slopes of the Teutoburg Forest. Population: 325,000. The current mayor is Eberhard David. The name Bielefeld is derived from the old name bileveld, which means hilly... Bielefeld | Map of Germany showing location of Bochum Bochum is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the Ruhr area between the cities of Essen and Dortmund. Population (30.11.2003): 393,324 . German Mining Museum History Although Bochum was founded in the 14th century, the town... Bochum | Map of Germany showing Bonn Watershed of the Rhine river Bonn is a city in Germany (Population (2002 est): 310 930, the 19th largest city in Germany), in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, located ca. 20 kilometres south of Cologne on the river Rhine. It was the capital of... Bonn | Categories: Districts of North Rhine-Westphalia ... Borken | Categories: Germany geography stubs | Cities in Germany ... Bottrop | Categories: Districts of North Rhine-Westphalia ... Cleves (Kleve) | Categories: Districts of North Rhine-Westphalia ... Coesfeld | The article about perfume can be found at Eau de Cologne. Map of Germany showing Cologne Cologne (German: Köln [kœln]) (population 965,954 as of December 31, 2003), is the fourth largest city in Germany and largest city of the North Rhine-Westphalia state. It is the... Cologne (Köln) | Categories: Stub | Cities in Germany | North Rhine-Westphalia ... Dortmund | Location of Duisburg Duisburg is a German city in the western part of the Ruhr Area (Ruhrgebiet) in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is a district-free city in the Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf. The harbour of Duisburg is the largest inland port in the world. Duisburg has a university which merged... Duisburg | Düren | Düsseldorf | The Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis is a district in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the district-free cities of Bochum, Dortmund and Hagen, the districts of Märkischer Kreis and Oberbergischer Kreis, the city of Wuppertal, the district of Mettmann... Ennepe-Ruhr | Map of Germany showing Essen Essen [ˈɛsn̩] is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the Ruhr river, there being the second largest city of the Ruhr area and the 6th largest city of Germany. Population: 586,205 (as of 30.06.2004... Essen | Euskirchen is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Aachen, Düren, Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Rhein-Sieg, Ahrweiler, Daun, Bitburg-Prüm, and the Liège province (Belgium). History In 1827 a first district around the city of Euskirchen was created, however... Euskirchen | Gelsenkirchen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the northern part of the Ruhr area. Its population as of 31 December 2002 was 274,926. Gelsenkirchen was first documented in 1150, but it remained a tiny village until the 19th century, when the Industrial Revolution... Gelsenkirchen | Gütersloh | Hagen is also the name of a legendary hero in medieval German literature. Map of Germany showing Hagen Hagen is the 37th largest city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located on the eastern edge of the Ruhr area - 15 km south of Dortmund... Hagen | Map of Germany showing Hamm Hamm is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the Lippe River, northeast of the Ruhr area. Population: 184.961 (status 31.12.2003). The town was founded in 1226 by count Adolf I of Mark. The name Hamm means corner... Hamm | Heinsberg is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Viersen, district-free city Mönchengladbach, Neuss, Düren and Aachen, and also the Dutch province Limburg. History The area did fall to Prussia in 1815, which in 1816 created the three districts Heinsberg... Heinsberg | Herford is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Minden-Lübbecke, Lippe, the district-free city Bielefeld, and the districts Gütersloh and Osnabrück. History The region is also known as Widukinds land, because here the last fights of... Herford | Map of Germany showing Herne Herne is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the Ruhr area directly between the cities of Bochum and Gelsenkirchen. Population: 169,200 (2001). Like most other cities in the region Herne was a tiny village until the 19th century. When... Herne | Hochsauerland is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Soest, Paderborn, Höxter, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Olpe, Märkischer Kreis. History The district was established in 1975 in the reorganization of the districts in North Rhine-Westphalia by merging the previous districts... Hochsauerland | Höxter | Krefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located southwest of the Ruhr area, just a few kilometres west of the Rhine. (The borough of Uerdingen is situated directly on the Rhine.) Population: 238,100. The city was known as Crefeld until 1900. It is accessed by... Krefeld | Map of Germany showing Leverkusen Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the eastern bank of the Rhine, half way between Cologne and Düsseldorf. Population: 162,300 (1999). The city of Leverkusen is a product of economic growth in the Rhine-Ruhr region... Leverkusen | This article is about the district Lippe. For the same-named river see Lippe river. Lippe is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Herford, Minden-Lübbecke, Schaumburg, Hamelin-Pyrmont, Holzminden, Höxter, Paderborn, Gütersloh, and district-free Bielefeld. History The... Lippe | Märkischer Kreis | Mettmann is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring are the Ennepe-Ruhr and the district-free cities Wuppertal, Solingen, Düsseldorf, Duisburg, Mülheim, Essen. History In the 12th century the area of todays district became the property of the earldom Berg. When... Mettmann | Minden-Lübbecke | Mönchengladbach | Mülheim | Münster | Neuss is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring are district-free cities Krefeld, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Cologne, the districts Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Düren, Heinsberg, district-free Mönchengladbach and the district Viersen. History In 1816 the districts Grevenbroich and Neuss were created when... Neuss | The Oberbergische Kreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Ennepe-Ruhr, Märkischer Kreis, Olpe, Altenkirchen, Rhein-Sieg, Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, and the district-free cities Remscheid and Wuppertal. History The area of the Bergisches Land did belong to the earldom... Oberbergischer Kreis | Oberhausen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the Ruhr area, 30 km to the north of Düsseldorf. Population: 220,033 (31.12.2003). The city is a product of economical growth in the 19th century. It was rural area until about 1860, when... Oberhausen | Olpe is a Kreis (district) in the south-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Märkischer Kreis, Hochsauerland, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Altenkirchen, Oberbergischer Kreis. History The district was created in 1817 as Bilsteiner Kreis, in 1819 the capital was set to be Olpe. During the reorganization of the... Olpe | Paderborn is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Gütersloh, Lippe, Höxter, Hochsauerland, and Soest. History Paderborn was a clerical state until it was included into Prussia in 1803. After the Napoleonic wars when Prussia created the province Westphalia it also... Paderborn | Recklinghausen is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Borken, Coesfeld, Unna, district-free cities Dortmund, Bochum, Herne, Essen, Gelsenkirchen and Bottrop, and the district Wesel. History In medieval times the area around Recklinghausen was the Vest Recklinghausen, a territory which belonged to... Recklinghausen | Remscheid is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the northern edge of the region called Bergisches Land, south of the Ruhr area. Population: 120,600 (1999). Remscheid was founded in the 12th century, but it was a tiny village until the 19th century. The economic... Remscheid | The Rheinisch-Bergische Kreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring are the districts Oberbergischer Kreis and Rhein-Sieg, and the district-free cities Cologne, Leverkusen, Solingen and Remscheid. History The area of the Bergisches Land did belong to the earldom Berg for most... Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis | The Rhein-Erft-Kreis is a district in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Neuss, district-free Cologne, Rhein-Sieg, Euskirchen, Düren. History The district in its current borders was created in 1975, when the previous districts Bergheim and Cologne were merged. Becoming effective on... Rhein-Erft-Kreis | The Rhein-Sieg-Kreis is a Kreis (district) in the south of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, Oberbergischer Kreis, Altenkirchen, Neuwied, Ahrweiler, Euskirchen, Rhein-Erft-Kreis, district-free Cologne, and nearly completely surrounded by the district is the district-free Bonn. History It district as... Rhein-Sieg | Siegen-Wittgenstein is a Kreis (district) in the south-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Olpe, Hochsauerland, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Lahn-Dill, Westerwaldkreis, Altenkirchen. History In 1816/17 the two districts of Siegen and Wittgenstein were created as parts of the Prussian province Westphalia. In 1974... Siegen-Wittgenstein | Soest is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Warendorf, Gütersloh, Paderborn, Hochsauerland, Märkischer Kreis, Unna and the district-free city Hamm. History In medieval times Soest was the biggest city of Westphalia, however after it liberated itself from the bishops... Soest | Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the northern edge of the region called Bergisches Land, south of the Ruhr area. Population: 163,600 (2001). Solingen is called the town of blades, since it is known for the manufacturing of knives and scissors. In... Solingen | Steinfurt is a Kreis (district) in the northern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Bentheim, Emsland, district-free Osnabrück and the Osnabrück district, Warendorf, district-free Münster, Coesfeld, Borken. Geography The district is situated at the Lower Saxonian border, north of Münster. The... Steinfurt | The Unna district is a Kreis (district) in the middle of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Coesfeld, district-free city Hamm, Soest, Märkischer Kreis, district-free cities Hagen and Dortmund, and the Recklinghausen district. History The area of the Unna district belonged to the earldom Mark, which... Unna | Viersen is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Cleves, Wesel, district-free Krefeld, Neuss, district-free Mönchengladbach, Heinsberg and the Dutch province Limburg. History In 1816 the new prussian government created the district Kempen, originally belonging to the Regierungsbezirk Kleve, but... Viersen | Warendorf is a Kreis (district) in the northern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Steinfurt, Osnabrück (district), Gütersloh, Soest, district-free city Hamm, Coesfeld and the district-free city Münster. History In medieval times the region was part of the bishopric principality of M... Warendorf | Wesel is a Kreis (district) in the norther-western part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Borken, Recklinghausen, district-free cities Bottrop, Oberhausen, Duisburg and Krefeld, districts Viersen, Cleves. History The district was created in 1975 by merging the previous districts Dinslaken, Moers and Rees, which were created... Wesel | Wuppertal is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the Wupper river south of the Ruhr area. Population 376,700 (1999). It is a major industrial centre including such industries as: textiles, metallurgy, chemicals, medicine ( Bayer), electric, rubber, vehicles and printing equipment. The city was formed... Wuppertal

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