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Bochum
Bergbaumuseum Bochum Pano.jpg
Coat o airms o Bochum
Coat o airms
Bochum is locatit in Germany
Bochum
Bochum
Coordinates: 51°28′55″N 07°12′57″E / 51.48194°N 7.21583°E / 51.48194; 7.21583Coordinates: 51°28′55″N 07°12′57″E / 51.48194°N 7.21583°E / 51.48194; 7.21583
KintraGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. regionArnsberg
DestrictUrban destrict
Govrenment
 • MayorOttilie Scholz (SPD)
Area
 • Total145.4 km2 (56.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot364,742
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
44701-44894
Diallin codes0234, 02327
Vehicle registrationBO
Wabsteidwww.bochum.de

Bochum (German pronunciation: [ˈboːxʊm]; Westphalie: Baukem) is a ceety in North Rhine-Westphalie (NRW), wastren Germany. It is locatit in the Ruhr aurie an is surroondit bi the ceeties o Essen, Gelsenkirchen, Herne, Castrop-Rauxel, Dortmund, Witten an Hattingen. Wi a population o nearly 375,000, it is the 16t maist muckle ceety in Germany.

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