Wuppertal

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Wuppertal
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Coat of arms of Wuppertal
Coat of arms
Location of Wuppertal
Wuppertal is located in Germany
Wuppertal
Wuppertal
Wuppertal is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
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
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
Districturban district
Government
 • Lord MayorPeter Jung (CDU)
 • Governing partiesCDU / SPD
Area
 • Total168.39 km2 (65.02 sq mi)
Elevation
100-350 m (−1,050 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[3]
 • Total352,390
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
42001-42399
Dialling codes0202
Vehicle registrationW
Websitewuppertal.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.

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.destatis.de/DE/ZahlenFakten/LaenderRegionen/Regionales/Gemeindeverzeichnis/Administrativ/Aktuell/05Staedte.html.
  2. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  3. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.


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