Rhein-Kreis Neuss

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Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Germany Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalie
Adm. region Düsseldorf
Caipital Neuss
Area
 • Total 576.46 km2 (222.57 sq mi)
Population (31 Dizember 2012)[1]
 • Total 439,225
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration NE
Website http://www.kreis-neuss.de

Neuss is a Kreis (destrict) in the wast o North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. Nearbi are the urban destricts Mönchengladbach, Krefeld, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Cologne, the destricts Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Düren, Heinsberg an the destrict Viersen.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1816 the destricts Grevenbroich an Neuss wur creatit when the whole aurie became pairt o Proushie. The ceety Neuss left the destrict in 1913 tae become an urban destrict. In 1929 the twa destricts wur mergit intae the new destrict Grevenbroich-Neuss, which wis renamit tae Grevenbroich in 1946. In 1975 the urban destrict of Neuss lost its independent status an wis mergit intae the Grevenbroich destrict, which wis renamit tae Kreis Neuss tae represent the new admeenistrative seat. On 26 Mey 2003 it chyngit its name, an is nou offeecially cried Rhein-Kreis Neuss.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main rivers o the destrict is the Rhine which forms maist o the north-eastren border o the destrict, as well as the Erft. In the soothren pairt o the destrict are big open pit Lignite (broun coal) mines.

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat o airms The coat o airms wis continued frae the destrict Grevenbroich. The lion in the richt side comes frae the ceety o Jülich. The black cross in the left comes frae the Cologne coat o airms. Baith the bishops o Cologne as well as the dukes of Jülich awned land o the Neuss destrict.

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Neuss
  2. Grevenbroich
  3. Dormagen
  1. Meerbusch
  2. Kaarst
  3. Korschenbroich
  1. Jüchen
  2. Rommerskirchen
Map o the Municipalities o Rhein-Kreis Neuss

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