Rhein-Sieg-Kreis

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Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Germany Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalie
Adm. region Cologne
Caipital Siegburg
Area
 • Total 1,153.51 km2 (445.37 sq mi)
Population (31 Dizember 2013)[1]
 • Total 582,280
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration SU
Website http://www.rhein-sieg-kreis.de

The Rhein-Sieg-Kreis is a Kreis (destrict) in the sooth o North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. Neebourin destricts are Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, Oberbergischer Kreis, Altenkirchen, Neuwied, Ahrweiler, Euskirchen, Rhein-Erft-Kreis, the urban destrict o Cologne. Nearly completely surroondit bi the destrict is the ceety o Bonn.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict as kent the day wis creatit in 1969, durin the reorganization o the destricts in North Rhine-Westphalie, bi mergin Sieg Destrict wi the Destrict o Bonn (frae which Bonn itself wis separatit in 1887 tae become an urban destrict). Sieg Destrict wis creatit in 1825.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Geographically Rhein-Sieg Destrict covers the valley o the river Sieg an anaw, syne the merger wi the Destrict o Bonn, that o the Rhine aroond Bonn, as well an aurie in the maist easterly pairt o the Eifel.

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat of arms The red lion is the seembol o the dukes o Berg, who awned a lairge pairt o the destrict. The black cross in the shield is the seembol o Cologne, acause anither pairt o the destrict wis awned bi the bishops o Cologne. The yellae sword is the seembol o Saunt Michael, the patron o the michty Michaelsberg Abbey in Siegburg.

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns Municipalities
  1. Bad Honnef
  2. Bornheim
  3. Hennef (Sieg)
  4. Königswinter
  5. Lohmar
  6. Meckenheim
  7. Niederkassel
  8. Rheinbach
  9. Sankt Augustin
  10. Siegburg
  11. Troisdorf
  1. Alfter
  2. Eitorf
  3. Much
  4. Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
  5. Ruppichteroth
  6. Swisttal
  7. Wachtberg
  8. Windeck

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