North Rhine-Westphalia

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State of Germany
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Country Germany
Capital Düsseldorf
 • Minister President Armin Laschet (CDU)
 • Governing parties CDU / FDP
 • Total 34,084 km2 (13,160 sq mi)
 • Total 18,033,000
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the federal state (Bundesland) with the highest population in Germany. It is in the western part of Germany and has 18,033,000 inhabitants. The capital is Düsseldorf.

Districts[change | change source]

North Rhine-Westphalia is divided into five government regions:

History of North Rhine-Westphalia[change | change source]

Cities in North Rhine-Westphalia[change | change source]