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Düsseldorf Government Region

government region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Düsseldorf is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in the northwest of the country. It covers the western part of the Ruhr Area. It is the most populated of all German administrative areas of the kind.

Düsseldorf
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Düsseldorf
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Düsseldorf
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Region seatDüsseldorf
Area
 • Total5,289.81 km2 (2,042.41 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dec. 2006)
 • Total5,217,129
 • Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Websitebezreg-duesseldorf.nrw.de

It was formed in 1815 when Prussia first made districts.

Kreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Cleves (Kleve)
  2. Mettmann
  3. Neuss
  4. Viersen
  5. Wesel
  1. Duisburg
  2. Düsseldorf
  3. Essen
  4. Krefeld
  5. Mönchengladbach
  6. Mülheim
  7. Oberhausen
  8. Remscheid
  9. Solingen
  10. Wuppertal

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