Dortmund

city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Dortmund (German: [ˈdɔʁtmʊnt] (About this soundlisten); Westphalian Low German: Düörpm [ˈdyːœɐ̯pm̩]; Latin: Tremonia) is a German city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is part of the Arnsberg Government Region

Dortmund
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From top: Skyline of the city, Lake Phoenix
Bodelschwingh Castle,
Opera House,
Altes Stadthaus
Dortmunder
City centre with St Reinold's Church,
Zollern II/IV Colliery
Flag of Dortmund
Flag
Coat of arms of Dortmund
Coat of arms
Location of Dortmund within North Rhine-Westphalia
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Dortmund is located in Germany
Dortmund
Dortmund
Dortmund is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Dortmund
Dortmund
Coordinates: 51°31′N 7°28′E / 51.517°N 7.467°E / 51.517; 7.467Coordinates: 51°31′N 7°28′E / 51.517°N 7.467°E / 51.517; 7.467
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionArnsberg
DistrictUrban district
Founded882
Government
 • Lord MayorThomas Westphal (SPD)
Area
 • City280.71 km2 (108.38 sq mi)
 • Metro
7,268 km2 (2,806 sq mi)
Elevation
86 m (282 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • City585,813
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
 • Urban
5,302,179 (Ruhr)
 • Metro
11,300,000 (Rhine-Ruhr)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
44001-44388
Dialling codes0231, 02304
Vehicle registrationDO
Websitewww.dortmund.de

Dortmund has about 590,000 inhabitants and is in the Ruhr Area. There is a university in Dortmund. The biggest soccer club is Borussia Dortmund.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 24 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)