Bergisches Land

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A sunset in Bergisches Land.

The Bergisches Land is a low mountain range in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, east of Rhine river, south of the Ruhr. The landscape has woods, meadows, rivers and creeks and contains over 20 artificial lakes.[1] Wuppertal is one of the biggest towns and is known as the region's capital, and the southern part nowadays has closer economic and socio-cultural ties to Cologne. Wuppertal and the neighbouring cities of Remscheid, Solingen form the Bergisches Städtedreieck.

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  1. "North Rhine-Westphalia experience, Bergisches Land". tourismus NRW. Archived from the original on 2006-11-23. Retrieved 2001-11-20.