Wuppertal

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Wuppertal
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Coat of arms of Wuppertal
Coat of arms
Wuppertal   is located in Germany
Wuppertal
Wuppertal
Coordinates: 51°16′0″N 07°11′0″E / 51.26667°N 7.18333°E / 51.26667; 7.18333Coordinates: 51°16′0″N 07°11′0″E / 51.26667°N 7.18333°E / 51.26667; 7.18333
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Peter Jung (CDU)
 • Governing parties CDU / SPD
Area
 • Total 168.41 km2 (65.02 sq mi)
Elevation 100-350 m (−1,050 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 352,390
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 42001-42399
Dialling codes 0202
Vehicle registration W
Website wuppertal.de

Wuppertal is a city in the west of Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It neighbours Düsseldorf. Wuppertal has about 360,000 inhabitants and a university. A well-known tourist attraction is the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn, a tram hanging at a steel way 10 m over the river-ground.

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