Dortmund

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Dortmund
Coat of arms of Dortmund
Coat of arms
Dortmund is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Ullrich Sierau (SPD)
Area
 • Total 280.4 km2 (108.3 sq mi)
Elevation 152 m (499 ft)
Population (2006-12)
 • Total 585,045
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 44001-44388
Dialling codes 0231, 02304
Vehicle registration DO
Website www.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.