North Rhine-Westphalia

General Information


Official name North Rhine-Westphalia
Capital Düsseldorf
ISO code de-05
Statistical agency Information und Technik Nordrhein-Westfalen


Administrative units

coderegierungsbezirk
> kreis
capitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1997-12-31
admin.
population
2007-12-31
admin.
population
2011-12-31
admin.
051Düsseldorf, RegierungsbezirkDüsseldorf5,291.135,287,9035,208,2885,077,103
05111Düsseldorf, StadtDüsseldorf217.41571,222581,122589,649
05112Duisburg, StadtDuisburg232.83530,882496,665487,470
05113Essen, StadtEssen210.34610,280582,140565,900
05114Krefeld, StadtKrefeld137.75246,689236,516221,864
05116Mönchengladbach, StadtMönchengladbach170.45266,689260,018254,834
05117Mülheim an der Ruhr, StadtMülheim an der Ruhr91.28175,754168,925166,804
05119Oberhausen, StadtOberhausen77.10223,642217,108210,256
05120Remscheid, StadtRemscheid74.60121,116113,935110,132
05122Solingen, StadtSolingen89.54165,040162,575155,080
05124Wuppertal, StadtWuppertal168.39378,257356,420342,570
05154Kleve, KreisKleve1,232.10291,979308,928301,171
05158Mettmann, KreisMettmann407.10504,659502,045477,919
05162Rhein-Kreis Neuss, KreisNeuss576.52440,173444,515437,732
05166Viersen, KreisViersen563.26292,557303,331295,982
05170Wesel, KreisWesel1,042.46468,964474,045459,740
053Köln, RegierungsbezirkKöln7,364.484,226,1074,391,0624,299,064
05314Bonn, StadtBonn141.22303,857316,416307,530
05315Köln, StadtKöln405.17964,329995,3971,013,665
05316Leverkusen, StadtLeverkusen78.87162,638161,345159,373
05334Städteregion AachenAachen707.13550,472568,959541,521
05358Düren, KreisDüren941.39260,967270,725258,524
05362Rhein-Erft-KreisBergheim704.61446,344464,209452,792
05366Euskirchen, KreisEuskirchen1,248.73184,318192,973187,801
05370Heinsberg, KreisHeinsberg627.98242,608256,850248,161
05374Oberbergischer KreisGummersbach918.85282,997286,801272,287
05378Rheinisch-Bergischer KreisBergisch Gladbach437.32271,818278,345277,816
05382Rhein-Sieg-KreisSiegburg1,153.21555,759599,042579,594
055Münster, RegierungsbezirkMünster6,911.272,590,8472,614,3612,572,221
05512Bottrop, StadtBottrop100.61121,308118,597117,074
05513Gelsenkirchen, StadtGelsenkirchen104.85287,728264,765257,994
05515Münster, StadtMünster302.92265,443272,951293,393
05554Borken, KreisBorken1,419.66348,389370,196364,093
05558Coesfeld, KreisCoesfeld1,112.03206,930221,381215,031
05562Recklinghausen, KreisRecklinghausen760.44662,511639,811617,831
05566Steinfurt, KreisSteinfurt1,792.95423,479445,019433,820
05570Warendorf, KreisWarendorf1,317.81275,059281,641272,985
057Detmold, RegierungsbezirkDetmold6,523.162,031,2862,059,1982,027,126
05711Bielefeld, StadtBielefeld257.91323,678324,912327,199
05754Gütersloh, KreisGütersloh968.23335,230354,239350,814
05758Herford, KreisHerford450.41252,717252,949249,947
05762Höxter, KreisHöxter1,201.42155,151151,277144,891
05766Lippe, KreisDetmold1,246.19362,807357,582347,729
05770Minden-Lübbecke, KreisMinden1,152.21319,116319,401310,932
05774Paderborn, KreisPaderborn1,246.79282,587298,838295,614
059Arnsberg, RegierungsbezirkArnsberg8,007.523,824,9723,723,7123,569,424
05911Bochum, StadtBochum145.66397,152381,542362,585
05913Dortmund, StadtDortmund280.71595,945586,909571,403
05914Hagen, StadtHagen160.35209,989193,748187,333
05915Hamm, StadtHamm226.26181,704183,065176,474
05916Herne, StadtHerne51.41178,291168,454154,887
05954Ennepe-Ruhr-KreisSchwelm408.44351,465338,466325,145
05958HochsauerlandkreisMeschede1,960.15284,378273,898265,199
05962Märkischer KreisLüdenscheid1,059.05459,776441,704422,614
05966Olpe, KreisOlpe712.14138,898140,973136,144
05970Siegen-Wittgenstein, KreisSiegen1,132.89299,014288,441276,227
05974Soest, KreisSoest1,327.75302,174307,159296,540
05978Unna, KreisUnna542.71426,186419,353394,873
 total 34,097.5617,961,11517,996,62117,544,938
source: 1997/2007 - Landesdatenbank.
source: 2011 census - Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland.
note: end 2011 data based on 2011 census results.

Main cities

namepopulation
2000-12-31
admin.
population
2007-12-31
admin.
population
2011-12-31
admin.
Köln [Cologne]962,884995,3971,013,665
Düsseldorf569,364581,122589,649
Dortmund588,994586,909571,403
Essen595,243582,140565,900
Duisburg514,915496,665487,470
Bochum391,147381,542362,585
Wuppertal366,434356,420342,570
Bielefeld321,758324,912327,199
Bonn302,247316,416307,530
Münster265,609272,951293,393
Gelsenkirchen278,695264,765257,994
Mönchengladbach263,014260,018254,834
Aachen244,386259,030238,665
Krefeld239,916236,516221,864
Oberhausen222,151217,108210,256
Hagen203,151193,748187,333
Hamm182,427183,065176,474
Mülheim an der Ruhr172,862168,925166,804
Leverkusen161,047161,345159,373
Solingen164,973162,575155,080
Herne174,529168,454154,887
Neuss150,013151,449151,070
Paderborn139,084144,181143,174
Bottrop120,611118,597117,074
Recklinghausen124,785120,536115,648
Remscheid119,287113,935110,132
Bergisch Gladbach105,693105,840109,026
Moers107,062107,111103,831
Siegen108,476105,04999,230
source: 2000/2007 - Landesdatenbank.
source: 2011 census - Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland.
note: end 2011 data based on 2011 census results.