Solingen

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Solingen
Müngstener Brücke
Müngstener Brücke
Coat of arms of Solingen
Coat of arms
Solingen   is located in Germany
Solingen
Solingen
Coordinates: 51°10′0″N 07°05′0″E / 51.16667°N 7.08333°E / 51.16667; 7.08333Coordinates: 51°10′0″N 07°05′0″E / 51.16667°N 7.08333°E / 51.16667; 7.08333
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Franz Haug (CDU)
Area
 • Total 89.45 km2 (34.54 sq mi)
Elevation 53-276 m (−853 ft)
Population (2006-06-30)
 • Total 163,263
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 42601-42719
Dialling codes 0212
Vehicle registration SG
Website www.solingen.de

Solingen is a city in Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is near Düsseldorf and Wuppertal.

Solingen has about 165,000 inhabitants.

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