Dortmund

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Dortmund
Dortmund - Schloßstraße - Haus Bodelschwingh 08 ies.jpgDortmund Oper Kaufmann.jpg
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From top: Skyline of the city, Lake Phoenix
Bodelschwingh Castle,
Opera House,
Altes Stadthaus
Dortmunder
City centre with St Reinold's Church,
Zollern II/IV Colliery
Flag of Dortmund
Flag
Coat of arms of Dortmund
Coat of arms
Location of Dortmund within North Rhine-Westphalia
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Dortmund is located in Germany
Dortmund
Dortmund
Dortmund is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Dortmund
Dortmund
Coordinates: 51°31′N 7°28′E / 51.517°N 7.467°E / 51.517; 7.467Coordinates: 51°31′N 7°28′E / 51.517°N 7.467°E / 51.517; 7.467
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictUrban district
Founded882
Government
 • Lord mayorThomas Westphal (SPD)
Area
 • City280.71 km2 (108.38 sq mi)
 • Metro
7,268 km2 (2,806 sq mi)
Elevation
86 m (282 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • City585,813
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
 • Urban
5,302,179 (Ruhr)
 • Metro
11,300,000 (Rhine-Ruhr)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
44001-44388
Dialling codes0231, 02304
Vehicle registrationDO
Websitewww.dortmund.de

Dortmund (German: [ˈdɔʁtmʊnt] (About this soundlisten); Westphalian Low German: Düörpm [ˈdyːœɐ̯pm̩]; Latin: Tremonia) 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  2. https://www.radio912.de/artikel/immer-mehr-einwohner-in-dortmund-527729.html