Bochum

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Bochum

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Bochum   is located in Germany
Bochum
Bochum
Coordinates: 51°28′55″N 07°12′57″E / 51.48194°N 7.21583°E / 51.48194; 7.21583Coordinates: 51°28′55″N 07°12′57″E / 51.48194°N 7.21583°E / 51.48194; 7.21583
Kintra Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. region Arnsberg
Destrict Urban destrict
Government
 • Mayor Ottilie Scholz (SPD)
Area
 • Total 145.4 km2 (56.1 sq mi)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 362,213
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 44701-44894
Diallin codes 0234, 02327
Vehicle registration BO
Website www.bochum.de

Bochum (German pronunciation: [ˈboːxʊm]; Westphalie: Baukem) is a ceety in North Rhine-Westphalie (NRW), wastren Germany. It is locatit in the Ruhr aurie an is surroondit bi the ceeties o Essen, Gelsenkirchen, Herne, Castrop-Rauxel, Dortmund, Witten an Hattingen. Wi a population o nearly 375,000, it is the 16t maist muckle ceety in Germany.

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