Euskirchen (destrict)

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Euskirchen
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Kintra Germany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Adm. regionCologne
CaipitalEuskirchen
Area
 • Total1,249.093 km2 (482.278 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dizember 2015)[1]
 • Tot191,165
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationEU
Wabsteidhttp://www.kreis-euskirchen.de

Euskirchen is a Kreis (destrict) in the sooth-wast o North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. Neebourin destricts are Aachen, Düren, Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Rhein-Sieg, Ahrweiler, Daun, Bitburg-Prüm, an the Liège province (Belgium).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1827 a first destrict around the ceety o Euskirchen wis creatit, housomeivver hintle smawer than the day. In 1932 the destrict o Rheinbach wis dissolvit, wharebi the Euskirchen destrict gained its soothren pairt. In 1972 the Euskirchen destrict grew again bi the inclusion o the Schleiden destrict.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Geografically the destrict is inside the Eifel hill chain. This laund is haurdly suitable for agricultur, an tharefore in historical times the region wis rather poor. The anerlie walth wis the iron ore, but the day the mony forests thare mak the aurie interestin for tourists.

Coat of arms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat of arms The coat o airms shows the fower signs o the main historical territories or rulers o the destrict. Top-left are the roses o the coonts o Arenberg, top-richt the lion o Jülich, bottom-richt the wave-line o the coounts o Manderscheid-Blankenheim, an bottom-left the Cologne cross.

The coat o airms wis grantit in 1973.

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns Municipalities
  1. Bad Münstereifel
  2. Euskirchen
  3. Mechernich
  4. Schleiden
  5. Zülpich
  1. Blankenheim
  2. Dahlem
  3. Hellenthal
  4. Kall
  5. Nettersheim
  6. Weilerswist

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Kreis Euskirchen at Wikimedia Commons