Bielefeld

city in Germany

Bielefeld (German pronunciation: [ˈbiːləfɛlt] (audio speaker iconlisten); Low German: Builefeld) is a city in northwest Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Bielefeld
Old Townhall
Old Townhall
Flag of Bielefeld
Coat of arms of Bielefeld
Districts of Bielefeld
Hauptsatzung der Stadt Bielefeld Anlage 1.png
Bielefeld is located in Germany
Bielefeld
Bielefeld
Bielefeld is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Bielefeld
Bielefeld
Coordinates: 52°1′N 8°32′E / 52.017°N 8.533°E / 52.017; 8.533Coordinates: 52°1′N 8°32′E / 52.017°N 8.533°E / 52.017; 8.533
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDetmold
DistrictUrban district
Founded1214
Subdivisions10 districts
Government
 • MayorPit Clausen (SPD)
Area
 • Total257.8 km2 (99.5 sq mi)
Elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total333,509
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
33501-33739
Dialling codes0521, 05202-05209
Vehicle registrationBI
Websitewww.bielefeld.de

Bielefeld has about 327,000 people living there. It has a university.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Bielefeld at Wikimedia Commons