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Düsseldorf
Top: Düsseldorf-Hafen
Bottom row from left: Ständehaus of Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Königsallee and Stadttor

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Düsseldorf is located in Germany
Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
Coordinates: 51°14′N 6°47′E / 51.233°N 6.783°E / 51.233; 6.783Coordinates: 51°14′N 6°47′E / 51.233°N 6.783°E / 51.233; 6.783
Kintra Germany
State
  1. default: North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
Destrict Urban district
Subdivisions 10 destricts, 49 burghs
Government
 • Laird Mayor Thomas Geisel (SPD)
 • Governing parties SPD / Die Grünen
Area
 • City 217 km2 (84 sq mi)
Elevation 38 m (125 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • City 593,682
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,220,000
 • Metro 11,300,000 (Rhein-Ruhr)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 40001-40629
Diallin codes 0211
Vehicle registration D
Website www.Duesseldorf.de

Düsseldorf (German pronunciation: [ˈdʏsəldɔɐf]) is the caipital ceety o the German state o North Rhine-Westphalie an center o the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region.

Modern Düsseldorf is an important internaitional business an financial centre an an' a' renouned for its fashion an trade fairs.[2][3] Culturally, as a ceety bi the River Rhine, Düsseldorf is a stranghauld for Rhenish carnival celebrations. Ivery year in Julie mair than 4.5 million fowk visit the ceety's Größte Kirmes am Rhein funfair.

Even though it ae ranks the nint amang the ten maist populous ceeties in Germany bi population athin ceety limits, Düsseldorf is ane o the kintra's five global ceeties.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

See also: Leet o twin touns an sister ceeties in Germany

Twin touns - Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Düsseldorf is twinned wi:[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 31 July 2013. 
  2. "Communla Administration of Düsseldorf, 28 of July 2008." (PDF). Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  3. "Immobilien Zeitung: ''Mehr Räume für die große Modenschau'' vom 28. August 2008, 1st of March 2009." (PDF). Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 "Twin Towns". www.amazingdusseldorf.com. Retrieved 2009-10-29. 
  5. "Town twinning". Reading Borough Council (2000-2006). Retrieved May 6, 2009. 
  6. "Twin City acitivities". Haifa Municipality. Archived from the original on 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2008-02-14. 
  7. "Miasta partnerskie Warszawy". um.warszawa.pl. Biuro Promocji Miasta. 2005-05-04. Retrieved 2008-08-29.