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Coat of arms of Neuwied
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Neuwied
Subdivisions 13 Stadtteile
 • Lord Mayor Jan Einig (CDU)
 • Total 86.50 km2 (33.40 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 64,340
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56501–56567
Dialling codes 02631 und 02622
Vehicle registration NR

Neuwied is a German town in Rhineland-Palatinate. It is on the north/west side of the Rhine River, about 10 km (6.2 mi) northwest from Koblenz. About 70,000 people live there.

Geography[change | change source]

The 86,5 square kilometres of area are divided in the districts of:

  • Altwied
  • Block
  • Engers
  • Feldkirchen
  • Gladbach
  • Heimbach-Weis
  • Irlich
  • Niederbieber
  • Oberbieber
  • Rodenbach
  • Segendorf
  • Torney

Infrastructure[change | change source]

Neuwied is connected to the German network of Bundesstraßen (national routes) (here: B9, B42 and B256). The Autobahnen (motorways) A3, A48 and A61 are quickly reachable from Neuwied. Using the Koblenz main station, all rhine railways and the Intercity network of Germany are available.

Industry[change | change source]

There is a lot of industry in Neuwied, for example the production of building materials, metals and big-sized machines.

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.