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Wuppertal is located in Germany
Coordinates: 51°16′0″N 07°11′0″E / 51.26667°N 7.18333°E / 51.26667; 7.18333Coordinates: 51°16′0″N 07°11′0″E / 51.26667°N 7.18333°E / 51.26667; 7.18333
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DestrictUrban destrict
 • Laird MayorPeter Jung (CDU)
 • Governing partiesCDU / SPD
 • Total168.41 km2 (65.02 sq mi)
100-350 m (−1,050 ft)
 • Total354,572
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Diallin codes0202
Vehicle registrationW

Wuppertal (German pronunciation: [ˈvʊpɐtaːl]) is a ceety in North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. It is locatit in an aroond the Wupper river valley, an is situatit east o the ceety o Düsseldorf an sooth o the Ruhr aurie. Wi a population o approximately 350,000, it is the lairgest ceety in the Bergisches Land. Wuppertal is kent for its steep slopes, its firths an pairks, an its suspension railway, the Wuppertal Schwebebahn. Twa-thirds o the tot municipal aurie o Wuppertal is green space. Frae ony pairt o the ceety it is anerlie a ten-minute walk in ane o the public pairks or woodland paths.

In the 18t an 19t centuries, Wuppertal wis ane o the biggest industrial regions o continental Europe. Wuppertal the day is still a major industrial centre, bein hame tae industries such as textiles, metallurgy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals (Aspirin wis inventit in Wuppertal in 1897 bi Bayer [3]), electronics, automobiles, rubber, vehicles an printin equipment.

The Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment an Energy is locatit in the ceety.

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Notes and references

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  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2021" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 Juin 2022.
  2. Stadt Wuppertal "Daten und Fakten - Stadtporträt" Archived 2009-11-25 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Marvin Brendel. "110 Jahre Aspirin" (in German). GeschichtsPuls. Retrieved 22 Mey 2011.
  4. "Partnership towns of the City of Košice" (in Slovak). © 2007-2009 City of Košice Magistrát mesta Košice, Tr. SNP 48/A, 040 11 Košice. Archived frae the original on 17 August 2009. Retrieved 12 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)

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