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 North Rhine-Westphalia

Largest Cities Cologne Düsseldorf Dortmund Essen Duisburg Bochum Wuppertal Bonn

Area

 • Metro 7,268 km2 (2,806 sq mi)

Highest elevation 494 m (1,621 ft)

Lowest elevation 20 m (70 ft)

Population (2016)

 • Metro 10,680,783

 • Metro density 1,469/km2 (3,806/sq mi)

Time zone CET (UTC+1)

GRP 20

Nominal €335($445) billion (3rd in EU)

Aerial view of Cologne

Aerial view of Düsseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia

Aerial view of Dortmund

Aerial view of Essen

The Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
metropolitan region (German: Metropolregion Rhein-Ruhr) is the largest metropolitan region in Germany
Germany
with over 10 million inhabitants[1]. It is of polycentric nature and is the largest in Germany. It covers an area of 7,268 square kilometers and lies entirely within the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
metropolitan region spreads from Dortmund-Bochum-Essen- Duisburg
Duisburg
( Ruhr
Ruhr
Area) in the north, to the urban areas of the cities of Mönchengladbach, Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
(the state capital), Wuppertal, Leverkusen, Cologne
Cologne
(the region's largest and Germany's fourth largest city), and Bonn
Bonn
in the south. The location of the Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
at the heart of the European blue banana makes it well connected to other major European cities and metropolitan areas like the Randstad, the Flemish Diamond
Flemish Diamond
and the Frankfurt
Frankfurt
Rhine
Rhine
Main Region. The metropolitan area is named after the Rhine
Rhine
and Ruhr
Ruhr
rivers, which are the region's defining geographical features and historically its economic backbone.

Contents

1 Subdivisions 2 Economy 3 Climate 4 Transportation

4.1 Air 4.2 Road 4.3 Public transport 4.4 Waterways

5 Tourism

5.1 Events 5.2 Landmarks 5.3 Museums

6 Education 7 Municipalities 8 See also 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External links

Subdivisions[edit] The largest cities in the Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
area are Cologne, with over 1 million inhabitants, followed by Düsseldorf, Dortmund
Dortmund
and Essen, which each have a population of over 500,000. There are many different sub-definitions of what belongs to the Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
area, but the metropolitan area itself has officially defined borders with Hamm
Hamm
in the east, Mönchengladbach
Mönchengladbach
in the west and Bonn
Bonn
in the south and the small city Wesel
Wesel
as its northernmost point. The northern border is similar to the border of the Ruhr
Ruhr
Area. The table below shows an unofficial summary of regions. In the official definition the metropolitan area is much smaller.

Region major cities area population

Ruhr
Ruhr
Metropolitan Region[2]

4,435 km² 5,172,745

Dortmund 280 km² 581,308

Essen 210 km² 576,259

Duisburg 233 km² 491,931

Bochum 145 km² 385,626

Gelsenkirchen 233 km² 268,102

Oberhausen 77 km² 212,568

Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
Metropolitan Region

2,404 km² 2,944,700

Düsseldorf 217 km² 586,217

Neuss 99 km² 151,280

Mönchengladbach 170 km² 258,251

Wuppertal 168 km² 351,050

Cologne
Cologne
/ Bonn
Bonn
Metropolitan Region[3]

2,920 km² 2,818,178

Cologne 405 km² 1,000,298

Bonn 141 km² 319,841

Leverkusen 79 km² 160,819

Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
Metropolitan Region

9,759 km² 10,935,623

Eurostat's Urban Audit splits the Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
region into six Larger Urban Zones (LUZ). These six Urban Zones do not cover the cities of Remscheid
Remscheid
and Solingen
Solingen
nor the district of Rhein-Kreis Neuss.

Larger Urban Zone major cities area population

Ruhr
Ruhr
Larger Urban Zone[4][5]

4,434 km² 5,172,745

Dortmund 280 km² 581,308

Essen 210 km² 576,259

Duisburg 233 km² 491,931

Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
Larger Urban Zone[6][7]

1,200 km² 1,525,774

Düsseldorf 217 km² 586,217

Neuss 99 km² 151,280

Ratingen 67 km² 91,306

Mönchengladbach
Mönchengladbach
Larger Urban Zone[8][9]

170 km² 258,251

Mönchengladbach 170 km² 258,251

Wuppertal
Wuppertal
Larger Urban Zone[10][11]

168 km² 351,050

Wuppertal 168 km² 351,050

Cologne
Cologne
Larger Urban Zone[12][13]

1,627 km² 1,899,930

Cologne 405 km² 1,000,298

Bonn
Bonn
Larger Urban Zone[14][15]

1,295 km² 918,248

Bonn 141 km² 319,841

Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
Region

8,894 km² 10,125,998

Economy[edit]

Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom
headquarters in Bonn

Historically, most of the Ruhr
Ruhr
area was for the most part characterized by heavy industry since the age of industrialisation in the late 19th and early 20th century. Since the Middle Ages, Cologne, Dortmund
Dortmund
and other cities were important regional trading cities, but during the 19th century the city of Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
grew to become the administrative center of the region and since 1945 its political capital. Today, the Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
metropolitan region accounts for roughly 15% of the GDP
GDP
of the German economy, which would place it as the 4th largest GRP of metropolitan area in the European Union and the 16th largest GDP
GDP
in the world. Despite this size, the Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
region as a whole often lacks international competitiveness because it lacks a unified presentation. Cities and urban areas within it often pursue separate investment policies against each other.[16] From within, Düsseldorf, Essen
Essen
and Cologne
Cologne
are by far the largest economic centers,[17] with specialisation in financial/high tech and insurance/multi media services respectively. Other major economic centers are Bonn
Bonn
and Dortmund. The region is home to twelve[18] Fortune Global 500 companies, among them E.ON
E.ON
AG, Essen, Deutsche Post AG, Bonn, Metro AG, Düsseldorf, Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom
AG, Bonn, ThyssenKrupp AG, Essen/Duisburg, RWE AG, Essen, Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH, Duisburg, Evonik Industries, Essen, Hochtief AG, Essen
Essen
and the Henkel Group, Düsseldorf. Climate[edit] See also: Ruhr
Ruhr
§ Climate The Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
area's climate is characterized by having the warmest winters in Germany, especially its western part at the Lower Rhine area. Classified by Köppen-Geiger climate classification
Köppen-Geiger climate classification
to be oceanic (Cfb).

Düsseldorf

Climate chart (explanation)

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    69     5 −1

    49     6 0

    66     10 2

    54     14 5

    71     19 8

    85     22 11

    75     24 13

    69     23 13

    63     20 11

    65     15 7

    64     9 4

    74     5 1

Average max. and min. temperatures in °C

Precipitation totals in mm

Source: Climate-Data[19]

Imperial conversion

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    2.7     40 31

    1.9     42 31

    2.6     50 36

    2.1     58 40

    2.8     66 47

    3.3     72 53

    3     74 56

    2.7     74 55

    2.5     68 51

    2.6     58 44

    2.5     48 38

    2.9     42 33

Average max. and min. temperatures in °F

Precipitation totals in inches

Essen

Climate chart (explanation)

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    72     4 −1

    52     5 0

    65     9 2

    57     14 5

    71     18 8

    85     21 11

    81     23 13

    75     22 13

    67     19 10

    66     14 7

    71     8 3

    81     5 1

Average max. and min. temperatures in °C

Precipitation totals in mm

Source: Climate-Data[20]

Imperial conversion

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    2.8     40 31

    2     41 31

    2.6     49 36

    2.2     57 40

    2.8     65 47

    3.3     70 52

    3.2     73 56

    3     72 55

    2.6     67 51

    2.6     58 44

    2.8     47 38

    3.2     42 33

Average max. and min. temperatures in °F

Precipitation totals in inches

Cologne

Climate chart (explanation)

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    58     5 −1

    52     6 −1

    52     10 2

    53     14 5

    66     19 8

    83     22 11

    78     24 13

    83     23 13

    63     20 10

    55     15 7

    66     9 3

    65     5 1

Average max. and min. temperatures in °C

Precipitation totals in mm

Source: Climate-Data[21]

Imperial conversion

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    2.3     40 31

    2     42 31

    2     50 35

    2.1     58 40

    2.6     66 47

    3.3     72 52

    3.1     74 56

    3.3     74 55

    2.5     68 50

    2.2     58 44

    2.6     48 38

    2.6     42 33

Average max. and min. temperatures in °F

Precipitation totals in inches

Dortmund

Climate chart (explanation)

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    71     4 −1

    52     5 −1

    64     9 2

    56     13 4

    69     18 8

    82     21 11

    81     22 13

    74     22 12

    67     19 10

    62     14 7

    71     8 3

    80     5 0

Average max. and min. temperatures in °C

Precipitation totals in mm

Source: Climate-Data[22]

Imperial conversion

J F M A M J J A S O N D

    2.8     39 30

    2     41 31

    2.5     48 35

    2.2     56 40

    2.7     64 46

    3.2     70 52

    3.2     72 55

    2.9     71 54

    2.6     66 49

    2.4     57 44

    2.8     46 37

    3.1     41 33

Average max. and min. temperatures in °F

Precipitation totals in inches

Transportation[edit]

Map of DB 2650 connecting Cologne
Cologne
with Hamm

Air[edit] The area has four international commercial airports, and multiple smaller aerodromes for general aviation.

Airport IATA code ICAO code annual passenger traffic

Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
Airport DUS EDDL 22,47 Mio. (2015)

Cologne
Cologne
Bonn
Bonn
Airport CGN EDDK 10,33 Mio. (2015)

Dortmund
Dortmund
Airport DTM EDLW 1,98 Mio. (2015)

Weeze Airport NRN EDLV 1,91 Mio. (2015)

Road[edit] North Rhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia
has the densest network of Autobahns in Germany. Public transport[edit] The rail, S-Bahn, U-Bahn and bus companies are administered through a consortium of local and regional transport lines, the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr. It offers a rapid transit system which interconnects all cities and their respective local buses, trams, U- and S-Bahn systems, partly under the umbrella of Deutsche Bahn. Their systems are highly integrated where even some subway lines continue from one city to the next (for example between Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
and Duisburg
Duisburg
or Bochum
Bochum
and Herne, which is unique in Germany, as the city border is crossed underground). The region is divided into several urban zones and fares are paid according to the amount of urban areas (or zones) passed through. Tickets include door to door transportation with all forms covered in one ticket with the exception of high speed rail (which only stops in the major cities). Some excursions, theatre and opera tickets as well as museums offer free transportation from any point in the Rhine
Rhine
Ruhr
Ruhr
area to the venue and return. Waterways[edit] Duisburg
Duisburg
Port (Duisport) and Dortmund
Dortmund
Port are large industrial inland ports and serve as hubs along the Rhine
Rhine
and the German inland water transport system. Tourism[edit] Events[edit]

Signal Iduna Park, the stadium of Bundesliga
Bundesliga
club Borussia Dortmund, is the largest stadium in Germany

The region is host to numerous large events, comprising fun fairs and cultural events like the Cologne
Cologne
and Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
carnivals (carnival is however a public event in almost all cities and towns of the area), the Cologne
Cologne
Comedy Festival, Ruhrfestspiele
Ruhrfestspiele
Recklinghausen, and the RuhrTriennale, as well as gamescom and other trade fairs at koelnmesse— Cologne
Cologne
Trade Fair and Messe Düsseldorf; and Essen
Essen
Motor Show in Essen. With a capacity of up to 20,000 people, the Lanxess Arena and Westfalenhallen
Westfalenhallen
are amongst the largest indoor arenas in Germany. The region is home to a total of 13 Bundesliga
Bundesliga
football clubs, of which five are active in the season of 2017–18. The most successful among them are Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Mönchengladbach, 1. FC Köln, FC Schalke 04
FC Schalke 04
and Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Signal Iduna Park, the stadium of Borussia Dortmund, is the biggest stadium in Germany. Landmarks[edit]

The Zeche Zollverein
Zeche Zollverein
coal mine

Several tourist destinations within the region attract over 12 million tourists per year. Cologne
Cologne
Cathedral, Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces at Brühl and the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex
at Essen
Essen
are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Other sights include Schloss Benrath in Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
and several anchor points of the European Route of Industrial Heritage. Museums[edit] NRW Forum, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Museum Koenig, Museum Ludwig, Romano-Germanic Museum, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Neanderthal Museum, Museum Folkwang, Museum Ostwall, Lehmbruck Museum, German Mining Museum
German Mining Museum
and Deutsches Museum Bonn
Bonn
are some of the most famous examples. Education[edit] The Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
metropolitan region is home to nine universities and over 30 partly postgraduate colleges, with a total of over 300.000 students. The largest and oldest university is the University of Cologne
Cologne
(Universität zu Köln), founded in 1388 AD. Other universities include:

the University of Bochum, the University of Bonn, the German Sport University Cologne, the Dortmund
Dortmund
University of Technology, the University of Duisburg-Essen, the University of Düsseldorf, the FernUniversität Hagen
FernUniversität Hagen
and the University of Wuppertal.

Municipalities[edit]

This map of the Rhine- Ruhr Area
Ruhr Area
spans approximately 130 kilometers (81 mi) from north to south.

Cologne
Cologne
Cathedral at night

A view of Düsseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia

The skyline of Dortmund

The skyline of Essen

The skyline of Duisburg

The skyline of Bochum

The skyline of Wuppertal

View of Bonn

The following register lists all municipalities that officially belong to Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
area. Demographically, these municipalities include 20 cities (German: ″Kreisfreie Städte″), each with more than 100,000 inhabitants, and 11 districts (German: "Kreis"), each with a population of more than 250,000 inhabitants. Some districts only belong partly to Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
area. In such a case only the municipalities that belong to the metro area are listed.

Cities independent of a Kreis

Municipality Inhabitants 31. December 2009[23] Surface km² Inhabitants per/ km²

Bochum
Bochum
(BO) 376.319 145,44 2,587.45

Bonn
Bonn
(BN) 319.841 141,22 2,264.84

Bottrop
Bottrop
(BOT) 117.241 100,61 1,165.3

Dortmund
Dortmund
(DO) 581.308 280,39 2,073.21

Duisburg
Duisburg
(DU) 491.931 232,81 2,113.01

Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
(D) 586.217 217,01 2,701.34

Essen
Essen
(E) 576.259 210,38 2,739.13

Gelsenkirchen
Gelsenkirchen
(GE) 259.744 104,86 2,477.06

Hagen
Hagen
(HA) 190.121 160,36 1,185.59

Hamm
Hamm
(HAM) 181.741 226,26 803.24

Herne (HER) 165.632 51,41 3,221.79

Cologne
Cologne
(K) 998.105 405,15 2,463.54

Krefeld
Krefeld
(KR) 235.414 137,76 1,708.87

Leverkusen
Leverkusen
(LEV) 160.593 78,85 2,036.69

Mönchengladbach
Mönchengladbach
(MG) 258.251 170,45 1,515.11

Mülheim
Mülheim
an der Ruhr
Ruhr
(MH) 167.471 91,29 1,834.49

Oberhausen
Oberhausen
(OB) 214.024 77,04 2,778.09

Remscheid
Remscheid
(RS) 111.422 74,60 1,493.59

Solingen
Solingen
(SG) 160.992 89,46 1,799.6

Wuppertal
Wuppertal
(W) 351.050 168,39 2,084.74

total/average 6.503.676 3.163,74 2,055.69

Kreise (districts)

Municipality/Kreis (district) Inhabitants 31. December 2009[23] Surface per km²

Kreis Mettmann
Kreis Mettmann
(ME)

Erkrath 46.084 26,89

Haan 29.156 24,22

Heiligenhaus 26.818 27,47

Hilden 55.551 25,96

Langenfeld (Rheinland) 59.038 41,10

Mettmann 39.374 42,52

Monheim am Rhein 43.065 23,10

Ratingen 91.306 88,72

Velbert 84.633 74,90

Wülfrath 21.420 32,23

Kreis Unna
Kreis Unna
(UN)

Bergkamen 51.149 44,80

Bönen 18.630 38,02

Fröndenberg/Ruhr 22.135 56,21

Holzwickede 17.264 22,36

Kamen 44.803 40,93

Lünen 87.783 59,18

Schwerte 48.523 56,20

Selm 27.123 60,34

Unna 66.652 88,52

Werne 29.994 76,08

Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis
Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis
(EN)

Ennepetal 30.778 57,42

Gevelsberg 31.651 26,29

Hattingen 55.817 71,39

Herdecke 24.794 22,40

Schwelm 29.012 20,50

Sprockhövel 25.512 47,79

Wetter 28.221 31,47

Witten 98.601 72,37

Kreise (districts)

Municipality/Kreis (district) Inhabitants 31. December 2009[23] Surface per km²

Märkischer Kreis
Märkischer Kreis
(MK)

Hemer 37.459 67,56

Iserlohn 95.232 125,50

Menden 56.078 86,06

Kreis Recklinghausen
Kreis Recklinghausen
(RE)

Castrop-Rauxel 75.752 51,66

Datteln 35.757 66,08

Dorsten 77.308 171,19

Gladbeck 75.520 35,91

Herten 62.639 37,32

Marl, North Rhine-Westphalia 88.202 87,63

Oer-Erkenschwick 30.499 38,69

Recklinghausen 119.050 66,43

Waltrop 29.837 46,99

Rhein-Erft-Kreis
Rhein-Erft-Kreis
(BM)

Brühl 44.259 36,12

Frechen 49.752 45,11

Hürth 57.501 51,17

Wesseling 35.144 23,37

Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Neuss
(NE)

Dormagen 62.924 85,41

Grevenbroich 64.039 102,46

Kaarst 41.841 37,40

Korschenbroich 33.116 55,26

Meerbusch 54.190 64,38

Neuss 151.280 99,48

Kreise (districts)

Municipality/Kreis (district) Inhabitants 31. December 2009[23] Surface per km²

Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
(SU)

Alfter 22.895 34,77

Bornheim 48.544 82,71

Niederkassel 37.402 35,79

Sankt Augustin 55.524 34,23

Siegburg 39.654 23,46

Troisdorf 75.150 62,17

Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
(GL)

Bergisch Gladbach 105.699 83,12

Burscheid 18.771 27,38

Leichlingen 27.476 37,33

Kreis Viersen
Kreis Viersen
(VIE)

Kempen 36.040 68,81

Tönisvorst 30.084 44,33

Viersen 75.475 91,07

Willich 51.962 67,77

Kreis Wesel
Wesel
(WES)

Dinslaken 69.687 47,67

Kamp-Lintfort 38.724 63,16

Moers 105.929 67,69

Neukirchen-Vluyn 27.627 43,48

Rheinberg 31.648 75,15

Voerde 37.668 53,48

Wesel 60.958 122,53

total 3.609.212 3.946,69

[23] See also[edit]

NRW portal

History of the Ruhr List of metropolitan areas in Europe by population List of metropolitan areas in Germany Ruhr
Ruhr
Valley

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Further reading[edit]

Knapp, Wolfgang (1998). The Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
area in transformation: Towards a European metropolitan region?. European Planning Studies.  Dieleman, Frans M. (1998). Randstad, Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
and Flemish diamond as one polynucleated macro-region?. Blackwell Publishing.  Blotevogel, Hans H. (1998). The Rhine- Ruhr
Ruhr
metropolitan region: Reality and discourse. European Planning Studies. 

External links[edit]

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Bremen Dortmund Dresden Düsseldorf Essen Frankfurt Hanover Leipzig Nuremberg Stuttgart

200,000+

Aachen Augsburg Bielefeld Bochum Bonn Braunschweig Chemnitz Duisburg Erfurt Freiburg im Breisgau Gelsenkirchen Halle (Saale) Karlsruhe Kiel Krefeld Lübeck Magdeburg Mainz Mannheim Münster Mönchengladbach Oberhausen Rostock Wiesbaden Wuppertal

100,000+

Bergisch Gladbach Bottrop Bremerhaven Cottbus Darmstadt Erlangen Fürth Göttingen Hagen Hamm Heidelberg Heilbronn Herne Hildesheim Ingolstadt Jena Kassel Koblenz Leverkusen Ludwigshafen Moers Mülheim
Mülheim
an der Ruhr Neuss Offenbach am Main Oldenburg Osnabrück Paderborn Pforzheim Potsdam Recklinghausen Regensburg Remscheid Reutlingen Saarbrücken Salzgitter Siegen Solingen Trier Ulm Wolfsburg Würzburg

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 187146026 LCCN: n2011066

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