North Rhine-Westphalia

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North Rhine Westphalia
Nordrhein-Westfalen
State of Germany

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Coordinates: 51°25′38″N 7°39′50″E / 51.4273°N 7.6639°E / 51.4273; 7.6639Coordinates: 51°25′38″N 7°39′50″E / 51.4273°N 7.6639°E / 51.4273; 7.6639{{#coordinates:51.4273|N|7.6639|E|type:city(18033000)_region:DE|||| |primary |name=

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Country Germany
Capital Düsseldorf
Government
 • Minister President Hannelore Kraft (SPD)
 • Governing parties SPD / Gruene
Area
 • Total 34,084 km2 (13,160 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 18,033,000
 • Density 529.075/km2 (1,370.30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the federal state (Bundesland) with the highest population in Germany. It is in the western part of Germany and has 18,033,000 inhabitants. The capital is Düsseldorf.

Districts[change | change source]

North Rhine-Westphalia is divided into five government regions:

History of North Rhine-Westphalia[change | change source]

Cities in North Rhine-Westphalia[change | change source]