Düsseldorf Government Region

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Düsseldorf
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Düsseldorf
Coordinates: 51°14′N 6°47′E / 51.23°N 6.78°E / 51.23; 6.78Coordinates: 51°14′N 6°47′E / 51.23°N 6.78°E / 51.23; 6.78
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Region seat Düsseldorf
Area
 • Total 5,289.81 km2 (2,042.41 sq mi)
Population (31 Dec. 2006)
 • Total 5,217,129
 • Density 986.2602/km2 (2,554.4022/sq mi)

Düsseldorf is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in the northwest of the country. It covers the western part of the Ruhr Area. It is the most populated of all German administrative areas of the kind.

It was formed in 1815 when Prussia first made districts.

Kreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Cleves (Kleve)
  2. Mettmann
  3. Neuss
  4. Viersen
  5. Wesel
  1. Duisburg
  2. Düsseldorf
  3. Essen
  4. Krefeld
  5. Mönchengladbach
  6. Mülheim
  7. Oberhausen
  8. Remscheid
  9. Solingen
  10. Wuppertal

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