Alsdorf

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Alsdorf
Alsdorf Castle
Alsdorf Castle
Coat of arms of Alsdorf
Location of Alsdorf within Aachen district
Alsdorf in AC.svg
Alsdorf is located in Germany
Alsdorf
Alsdorf
Alsdorf is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Alsdorf
Alsdorf
Coordinates: 50°53′N 6°10′E / 50.883°N 6.167°E / 50.883; 6.167Coordinates: 50°53′N 6°10′E / 50.883°N 6.167°E / 50.883; 6.167
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictAachen
Subdivisions16
Government
 • Mayor (2020–25) Alfred Sonders[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total31.658 km2 (12.223 sq mi)
Elevation
163 m (535 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total47,678
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
52477
Dialling codes02404
Vehicle registrationAC
Websitewww.alsdorf.de

Alsdorf is a municipality in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is in the Aachen district. It is very close to The Netherlands. The town has 17 districts. The population was 47,000 in 2020. The main political party is SPD. The castle Alsdorf is a main tourist attraction. The town used to be a mining center and there is a mining museum. There is also a zoo.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 19 June 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2021" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 June 2022.