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Düsseldorf
Top: Düsseldorf-HafenBottom row from left: Ständehaus of Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Königsallee and Stadttor
Top: Düsseldorf-Hafen
Bottom row from left: Ständehaus of Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Königsallee and Stadttor
Flag of Düsseldorf
Coat o airms o Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf is located in Germany
Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
Coordinates 51°14′N 6°47′E / 51.233°N 6.783°E / 51.233; 6.783
Admeenistration
Kintra Germany
State Invalid state: "North Rhine-Westphalia"
Admin. region Düsseldorf
Destrict Urban destrict
City subdiveesions 10 destricts, 49 burghs
Laird Mayor Dirk Elbers (CDU)
Govrenin pairties CDUFDP
Basic statistics
Aurie 217 km2 (84 sq mi)
Elevation 38 m  (125 ft)
Population 593,682 (31 Dizember 2012)[1]
 - Density 2,736 /km2 (7,086 /sq mi)
 - Urban 1,220,000
 - Metro 11,300,000 (Rhein-Ruhr
Ither information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate D
Postal codes 40001-40629
Aurie code 0211
Wabsteid 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.