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Burscheid
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Coat o airms o Burscheid
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Burscheid is locatit in Germany
Burscheid
Burscheid
Location o Burscheid athin Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis destrict
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Coordinates: 51°06′00″N 07°07′00″E / 51.10000°N 7.11667°E / 51.10000; 7.11667Coordinates: 51°06′00″N 07°07′00″E / 51.10000°N 7.11667°E / 51.10000; 7.11667
Kintra Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. region Köln
Destrict Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
Subdivisions 89
Govrenment
 • Mayor Stefan Caplan (CDU)
Aurie
 • Total 27.38 km2 (10.57 sq mi)
Elevation 88 - 251 m (−735 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot 18,256
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 51399
Diallin codes 02174
Vehicle registration GL
Wabsteid www.burscheid.de

Burscheid is a toun in the Rheinisch-Bergischer destrict, in North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. The toun is kent for its sub-commonties (somewha equivalent tae the American concept o neebourheids) an the toun centre wi its mercatplace an kirks.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The twa lairgest employers in Burscheid are Federal Mogul GmbH (umwhile kent as Goetze AG) an Johnson Controls.

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hans Dieter Kahrl (CDU) wis first electit as Bürgermeister (mayor) in 1999. He wis reelectit in a general election on 26 September 2004 wi 51.6 % o the vote.

The current ceety cooncil wis electit wi the follaein brakdoun o poleetical affiliations (again, as o the 2004 general election):

  • CDU, 2,932 votes, 40.0 % (1999: 47.4 %)
  • SPD, 1,989 votes, 27.2 % (28.4 %)
  • Grüne, 745 votes, 10.2 % (6.5 %)
  • UWG, 884 votes, 12.1 % (8.5 %)
  • FDP, 767 votes, 10.5 % (9.2 %)

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Burscheid is on the A1 Autobahn, an federal heich-gate (Bundesstraße) 51 travels throu the toun. The Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg an Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr baith operate bus lines that stap in Burscheid.

Neebourin commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Burscheid is athin 15 kilometers o baith Solingen an Leverkusen.

Sub-commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bellinghausen - Benninhausen - Berghamberg - Berringhausen - Blasberg - Dierath - Dünweg - Dürscheid - Großbruch - Großhamberg - Grünscheid - Heddinghofen - Hilgen - Kaltenherberg - Kämersheide - Kippekofen - Kleinhamberg - Kuckenberg - Lungstraße - Nagelsbaum - Oberlandscheid - Oberwietsche - Ösinghausen- Repinghofen - Rötzinghofen - Sträßchen.

Hilgen (or Burscheid-Hilgen) is the seicont lairgest an maist significant sub-commonty, next tae the main toun center (Burscheid itsel). Hilgen is on the toun's mairch wi Wermelskirchen an haes mony o its awn shops an restaurants. Maist sub-commonties in Burscheid are easily reachable bi fuit or bicycle.

Services[eedit | eedit soorce]

Burscheid haes its awn public schuils, soummin puil, polis force, an volunteer fire depairtment.

Tourist steids[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Haus Landscheid is a umwhile estate that belangit tae the knicht Heinrich von Nesselrode in 1731. It wis the steid o a restaurant frae 1983 tae 1998, but haes been abandoned syne 1998. Nae new uises o the property hae been planned or hae come forward.
  • The Lambertsmühle (Lamberts Mill) is in the Wiehbach valley in the soothwast o the toun, an haes been a museum syne 1994. The mill's main exhibit is entitled "The Path frae Grain tae Bread."
  • The Paffenlöher Steffi (in the neebourin commonty o Paffenlöh) is a local dance club.

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