Cologne Government Region

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Cologne
Köln
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Cologne
Coordinates: 50°56′N 7°02′E / 50.94°N 7.03°E / 50.94; 7.03Coordinates: 50°56′N 7°02′E / 50.94°N 7.03°E / 50.94; 7.03
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Region seat Cologne
Area
 • Total 7,364.71 km2 (2,843.53 sq mi)
Population (31 Dec. 2006)
 • Total 4,384,669
 • Density 595.3621/km2 (1,541.9807/sq mi)

Cologne Government Region is one of the five governmental districts of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is in the southwest of that state. It# covers the hills of the Eifel as well as the Bergisches Land.

It was made in 1815, when Prussia reorganised its districts.

Kreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Aachen
  2. Düren
  3. Euskirchen
  4. Heinsberg
  5. Oberbergischer Kreis
  6. Rhein Erft Rural District
  7. Rhein-Sieg Rural District
  8. Rheinisch-Bergische Rural District
  1. Aachen
  2. Bonn
  3. Cologne
  4. Leverkusen

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