Leverkusen

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Leverkusen
The Bayer skyscraper in Leverkusen, seen from the Japanese gardens
The Bayer skyscraper in Leverkusen, seen from the Japanese gardens
Flag of Leverkusen
Coat of arms of Leverkusen
Location of Leverkusen
Leverkusen is located in Germany
Leverkusen
Leverkusen
Leverkusen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Leverkusen
Leverkusen
Coordinates: 51°02′N 06°59′E / 51.033°N 6.983°E / 51.033; 6.983Coordinates: 51°02′N 06°59′E / 51.033°N 6.983°E / 51.033; 6.983
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionCologne
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorReinhard Buchhorn (CDU)
 • Governing partiesCDU / SPD / Bürgerliste
Area
 • Total78.85 km2 (30.44 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total163,905
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Dialling codes0214, 02171 & 02173
Vehicle registrationLEV
Websitewww.leverkusen.de

Leverkusen (Low Franconian: Leverkuuse) is a city near Cologne at the river Rhine in Germany. As of October 2005, about 162,000 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.

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