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Troisdorf
Toun haw o Troisdorf

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Troisdorf is located in Germany
Troisdorf
Troisdorf
Coordinates: 50°48′58″N 07°09′20″E / 50.81611°N 7.15556°E / 50.81611; 7.15556Coordinates: 50°48′58″N 07°09′20″E / 50.81611°N 7.15556°E / 50.81611; 7.15556
Kintra Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. region Köln
Destrict Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Subdivisions 12
Government
 • Mayor Klaus-Werner Jablonski (since October 2009) (CDU)
Area
 • Total 62.17 km2 (24.00 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 72,784
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53840, 53842, 53844
Diallin codes 02241, 02203, 02246, 0228
Vehicle registration SU
Website www.troisdorf.de

Troisdorf (German pronunciation: [ˈtroːsdɔrf]) is a toun in the Rhein-Sieg-Kreis (destrict), in North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Troisdorf is locatit approximately 22 kilometers sooth o Cologne an 13 kilometres north east o Bonn.

Diveesion o the toun[eedit | eedit soorce]

Troisdorf consists o 12 destricts (population as o 31 December 2005):

  • Troisdorf (15,947 inhabitants)
  • Spich (12,920 inhabitants)
  • Sieglar (8,773 inhabitants)
  • Friedrich-Wilhelms-Hütte (7,644 inhabitants)
  • Oberlar (6,109 inhabitants)
  • West (5,531 inhabitants)
  • Bergheim (5,232 inhabitants)
  • Rotter See (4,098 inhabitants)
  • Eschmar (3,242 inhabitants)
  • Kriegsdorf (2,640 inhabitants)
  • Altenrath (2,545 inhabitants)
  • Müllekoven (1,915 inhabitants)

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1952, Troisdorf became a free ceety, an in 1969 the urban aurie expandit wi the annexation o the tounship o Sieglar, an the veelages Altenrath an Friedrich-Wilhelms-Hütte (total population 1969: aboot 51,000). The first lairge settlement in this aurie goes back tae the 9t (Eschmar an Sieglar 832) an 10t (Bergheim 987) century, an the first kirks in this aurie being built aroond 700 AD in Bergheim (St. Lambertus).

Aboot 9600 foreign naitionals live in Troisdorf. The twa maist numerous foreign naitional population groups are Turks (3100) an Greeks (1600). On 4 Juin 1972, Troisdorf foondit the first advisory cooncil for its foreign citizens in Germany. In the past years efter the revolution o 1989/1990 mony migrants frae Roushie an ither East European kintras hae settled in Troisdorf.

On 31 December 2010 Troisdorf haed accordin offeecial annooncements 76,987 inhabitants. 11% o its population are foreign migrants.

Troisdorf haes a population o predominantly Christian belief, consistin o Roman Catholics, Protestants, Baptists, Jehovah's Witnesses an ither commonties, alang wi an influx o migrants o Islam, Orthodox Christianity an Jewish belief. Troisdorf is ane o the few locations in Germany whare haes been built a real mosque wi minaret for the Turkis commonty.

Notable places[eedit | eedit soorce]

Europe's anerlie pictur-beuk museum is locatit in Troisdorf at the Burg Wissem castle.

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