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
administrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
2007-12-31
admin.
population
2011-12-31
admin.
population
2014-12-31
admin.
051Düsseldorf, RegierungsbezirkDüsseldorf5,291.135,208,2885,077,1035,108,290
05111Düsseldorf, StadtDüsseldorf217.41581,122589,649604,527
05112Duisburg, StadtDuisburg232.80496,665487,470485,465
05113Essen, StadtEssen210.34582,140565,900573,784
05114Krefeld, StadtKrefeld137.78236,516221,864222,500
05116Mönchengladbach, StadtMönchengladbach170.47260,018254,834256,853
05117Mülheim an der Ruhr, StadtMülheim an der Ruhr91.28168,925166,804167,108
05119Oberhausen, StadtOberhausen77.10217,108210,256209,292
05120Remscheid, StadtRemscheid74.52113,935110,132109,009
05122Solingen, StadtSolingen89.54162,575155,080156,771
05124Wuppertal, StadtWuppertal168.39356,420342,570345,425
05154Kleve, KreisKleve1,232.10308,928301,171304,963
05158Mettmann, KreisMettmann407.10502,045477,919477,760
05162Rhein-Kreis Neuss, KreisNeuss576.52444,515437,732442,522
05166Viersen, KreisViersen563.26303,331295,982295,067
05170Wesel, KreisWesel1,042.46474,045459,740457,244
053Köln, RegierungsbezirkKöln7,364.484,391,0624,299,0644,361,724
05314Bonn, StadtBonn141.06316,416307,530313,958
05315Köln, StadtKöln405.02995,3971,013,6651,046,680
05316Leverkusen, StadtLeverkusen78.87161,345159,373161,540
05334Städteregion AachenAachen707.13568,959541,521547,661
05358Düren, KreisDüren941.39270,725258,524259,073
05362Rhein-Erft-KreisBergheim704.61464,209452,792459,448
05366Euskirchen, KreisEuskirchen1,248.73192,973187,801188,158
05370Heinsberg, KreisHeinsberg627.98256,850248,161249,310
05374Oberbergischer KreisGummersbach918.85286,801272,287270,618
05378Rheinisch-Bergischer KreisBergisch Gladbach437.32278,345277,816279,497
05382Rhein-Sieg-KreisSiegburg1,153.21599,042579,594585,781
055Münster, RegierungsbezirkMünster6,911.272,614,3612,572,2212,580,664
05512Bottrop, StadtBottrop100.61118,597117,074116,017
05513Gelsenkirchen, StadtGelsenkirchen104.94264,765257,994257,651
05515Münster, StadtMünster303.28272,951293,393302,178
05554Borken, KreisBorken1,419.66370,196364,093365,191
05558Coesfeld, KreisCoesfeld1,112.03221,381215,031215,996
05562Recklinghausen, KreisRecklinghausen760.44639,811617,831613,092
05566Steinfurt, KreisSteinfurt1,792.95445,019433,820437,127
05570Warendorf, KreisWarendorf1,317.81281,641272,985273,412
057Detmold, RegierungsbezirkDetmold6,523.162,059,1982,027,1262,029,648
05711Bielefeld, StadtBielefeld258.82324,912327,199329,782
05754Gütersloh, KreisGütersloh968.23354,239350,814354,463
05758Herford, KreisHerford450.41252,949249,947249,219
05762Höxter, KreisHöxter1,201.42151,277144,891142,770
05766Lippe, KreisDetmold1,246.19357,582347,729345,127
05770Minden-Lübbecke, KreisMinden1,152.21319,401310,932309,216
05774Paderborn, KreisPaderborn1,246.79298,838295,614299,071
059Arnsberg, RegierungsbezirkArnsberg8,007.523,723,7123,569,4243,557,772
05911Bochum, StadtBochum145.66381,542362,585361,876
05913Dortmund, StadtDortmund280.71586,909571,403580,511
05914Hagen, StadtHagen160.45193,748187,333186,716
05915Hamm, StadtHamm226.43183,065176,474176,580
05916Herne, StadtHerne51.42168,454154,887154,608
05954Ennepe-Ruhr-KreisSchwelm408.44338,466325,145322,916
05958HochsauerlandkreisMeschede1,960.15273,898265,199261,561
05962Märkischer KreisLüdenscheid1,059.05441,704422,614413,820
05966Olpe, KreisOlpe712.14140,973136,144134,759
05970Siegen-Wittgenstein, KreisSiegen1,132.89288,441276,227275,909
05974Soest, KreisSoest1,327.75307,159296,540296,742
05978Unna, KreisUnna542.71419,353394,873391,774
 total 34,097.5617,996,62117,544,93817,638,098
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.
population
2014-12-31
admin.
Köln [Cologne]962,884995,3971,013,6651,046,680
Düsseldorf569,364581,122589,649604,527
Dortmund588,994586,909571,403580,511
Essen595,243582,140565,900573,784
Duisburg514,915496,665487,470485,465
Bochum391,147381,542362,585361,876
Wuppertal366,434356,420342,570345,425
Bielefeld321,758324,912327,199329,782
Bonn302,247316,416307,530313,958
Münster265,609272,951293,393302,178
Gelsenkirchen278,695264,765257,994257,651
Mönchengladbach263,014260,018254,834256,853
Aachen244,386259,030238,665243,336
Krefeld239,916236,516221,864222,500
Oberhausen222,151217,108210,256209,292
Hagen203,151193,748187,333186,716
Hamm182,427183,065176,474176,580
Mülheim an der Ruhr172,862168,925166,804167,108
Leverkusen161,047161,345159,373161,540
Solingen164,973162,575155,080156,771
Herne174,529168,454154,887154,608
Neuss150,013151,449151,070152,644
Paderborn139,084144,181143,174145,176
Bottrop120,611118,597117,074116,017
Recklinghausen124,785120,536115,648114,147
Bergisch Gladbach105,693105,840109,026109,697
Remscheid119,287113,935110,132109,009
Moers107,062107,111103,831102,923
Siegen108,476105,04999,230100,325
source: 2000/2007 - Landesdatenbank.
source: 2011/ 2014 - Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland.
note: end 2011 data based on 2011 census results.