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Leverkusen

city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Leverkusen is a city near Cologne at the river Rhine in Germany. As of October 2005, about 162,000 people lived there.

Leverkusen
The Bayer skyscraper in Leverkusen, seen from the Japanese gardens
The Bayer skyscraper in Leverkusen, seen from the Japanese gardens
Coat of arms of Leverkusen
Coat of arms
Location of Leverkusen
Leverkusen is located in Germany
Leverkusen
Leverkusen
Leverkusen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Leverkusen
Leverkusen
Coordinates: 51°02′N 06°59′E / 51.033°N 6.983°E / 51.033; 6.983Coordinates: 51°02′N 06°59′E / 51.033°N 6.983°E / 51.033; 6.983
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionCologne
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorReinhard Buchhorn (CDU)
 • Governing partiesCDU / SPD / Bürgerliste
Area
 • Total78.87 km2 (30.45 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2006-12-31)
 • Total161,336
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes0214, 02171 & 02173
Vehicle registrationLEV
Websitewww.leverkusen.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.destatis.de/DE/ZahlenFakten/LaenderRegionen/Regionales/Gemeindeverzeichnis/Administrativ/Aktuell/05Staedte.html.
  2. "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.

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