Rhein-Erft-Kreis

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Rhein-Erft-Kreis
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Germany Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalie
Adm. region Cologne
Caipital Bergheim
Area
 • Total 704.5 km2 (272.0 sq mi)
Population (31 Dizember 2013)[1]
 • Total 456,602
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration BM
Website http://www.rhein-erft-kreis.de

The Rhein-Erft-Kreis is a destrict in the wast o North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. Neebourin destricts are Rhein-Kreis Neuss, destrict-free Cologne, Rhein-Sieg, Euskirchen, Düren.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

"Aachener Tor" Landmark o Bergheim an Rhein-Erft-Kreis
Augustusburg Palace in Brühl, Rhein-Erft-Kreis.

The destrict in its current borders wis creatit in 1975, when the previous destricts Bergheim an Cologne wur mergit. Becomin effective on 1 November 2003 the destrict wis renamit frae Erftkreis tae Rhein-Erft-Kreis.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main river in the destrict is the Erft, which gave it the name an aw. The Erft flows through the fuiothills o the Eifel, on the left side o the Rhine river.

Touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Bedburg
  2. Bergheim
  3. Brühl
  4. Elsdorf
  5. Erftstadt
  1. Frechen
  2. Hürth
  3. Kerpen
  4. Pulheim
  5. Wesseling

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat o airms

The coat o airms shows the lion o Jülich in the left hauf, as maist o the aurie belangit tae the duchy o Jülich. The richt side shows the Cologne cross, which staunds for the umwhile Cologne destrict. On top the Erft river is depictit; the Proushie Rhine Province haed the same seembol in its coat o airms.

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Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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