Dortmund

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Dortmund
Coat of arms of Dortmund
Coat of arms
Dortmund is located in Germany
Dortmund
Dortmund
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CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
Districturban district
Government
 • Lord MayorUllrich Sierau (SPD)
Area
 • Total280.4 km2 (108.3 sq mi)
Elevation152 m (499 ft)
Population (2006-12)
 • Total585,045
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes44001-44388
Dialling codes0231, 02304
Vehicle registrationDO
Websitewww.dortmund.de

Dortmund is a German city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is part of the Arnsberg Government Region

Dortmund has about 590,000 inhabitants and is in the Ruhr Area. There is a university in Dortmund. The biggest soccer club is Borussia Dortmund.