Bielefeld

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Bielefeld
Old Townhall
Old Townhall
Flag of Bielefeld
Flag
Coat of arms of Bielefeld
Coat of arms
Districts of Bielefeld
Hauptsatzung der Stadt Bielefeld Anlage 1.png
Bielefeld is located in Germany
Bielefeld
Bielefeld
Bielefeld is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Bielefeld
Bielefeld
Coordinates: 52°1′N 8°32′E / 52.017°N 8.533°E / 52.017; 8.533Coordinates: 52°1′N 8°32′E / 52.017°N 8.533°E / 52.017; 8.533
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictUrban district
Founded1214
Subdivisions10 districts
Government
 • MayorPit Clausen (SPD)
Area
 • Total257.8 km2 (99.5 sq mi)
Elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total333,451
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
33501-33739
Dialling codes0521, 05202-05209
Vehicle registrationBI
Websitewww.bielefeld.de

Bielefeld (German pronunciation: [ˈbiːləfɛlt] (About this soundlisten); Low German: Builefeld) is a city in northwest Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Bielefeld has about 327,000 people living there and a university.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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