Wuppertal

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Wuppertal
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Flag of Wuppertal
Coat of arms of Wuppertal
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
 • Total168.41 km2 (65.02 sq mi)
Highest elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Lowest elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total352,390
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
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 Wuppertal Schwebebahn, a tram hanging at a steel way 10 m over the river-ground.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
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