Duisburg

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Duisburg
Schwanentor Bridge
Schwanentor Bridge
Coat of arms of Duisburg
Coat of arms
Duisburg is located in Germany
Duisburg
Duisburg
Coordinates: 51°26′6.53″N 6°45′45.69″E / 51.4351472°N 6.7626917°E / 51.4351472; 6.7626917Coordinates: 51°26′6.53″N 6°45′45.69″E / 51.4351472°N 6.7626917°E / 51.4351472; 6.7626917
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Urban district
Subdivisions 7 boroughs, 46 suburbs
Government
 • Lord Mayor Adolf Sauerland (CDU)
 • Governing parties CDU / Greens
Area
 • Total 232.82 km2 (89.89 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 499,845
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 47001–47279
Dialling codes 0203
Vehicle registration DU
Website www.duisburg.de

Duisburg is a German city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is where the Rhine and the Ruhr rivers meet. About 500,000 people live in Duisburg.

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