Neuss

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Neuss
Flag of Neuss
Flag
Coat of arms of Neuss
Coat of arms
Location of Neuss
Neuss is located in Germany
Neuss
Neuss
Neuss is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Neuss
Neuss
Coordinates: 51°12′N 6°42′E / 51.200°N 6.700°E / 51.200; 6.700Coordinates: 51°12′N 6°42′E / 51.200°N 6.700°E / 51.200; 6.700
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictRhein-Kreis Neuss
Subdivisions28 statistische Bezirke
Government
 • MayorHerbert Napp (CDU)
Area
 • Total99.48 km2 (38.41 sq mi)
Highest elevation
67.5 m (221.5 ft)
Lowest elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total152,882
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
41460-41472
Dialling codes02131, 02137 (Norf), 02182
Vehicle registrationNE
Websitewww.neuss.de

Neuss (Low Franconian and Ripuarian: Nüüs, Latin: Novaesium; officially written in Neuß until 1968) is a city in the west of Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. In the local dialect it is called Nüss or Neuß. Neuss has about 150,000 inhabitants. It is on the Rhine, opposite the big city of Düsseldorf.

Neuss was founded by the Romans about 2,000 years ago. The Romans called the town Castra Novesia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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