Neuwied

town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Neuwied is a German town in Rhineland-Palatinate. It is on the north/west side of the Rhine River, about 10 km (6.2 mi) northwest from Koblenz. About 70,000 people live there.

Neuwied
Neuwied
Neuwied
Flag of Neuwied
Coat of arms of Neuwied
Location of Neuwied within Neuwied district
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Neuwied is located in Germany
Neuwied
Neuwied
Neuwied is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Neuwied
Neuwied
Coordinates: 50°25′43″N 7°27′41″E / 50.42861°N 7.46139°E / 50.42861; 7.46139Coordinates: 50°25′43″N 7°27′41″E / 50.42861°N 7.46139°E / 50.42861; 7.46139
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictNeuwied
Subdivisions13 Stadtteile
Government
 • Lord mayorJan Einig[1]
Area
 • Total86.50 km2 (33.40 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total64,860
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
56501–56567
Dialling codes02631 und 02622
Vehicle registrationNR
Websitewww.neuwied.de

GeographyEdit

The 86,5 square kilometres of area are divided in the districts of:

  • Altwied
  • Block
  • Engers
  • Feldkirchen
  • Gladbach
  • Heimbach-Weis
  • Irlich
  • Niederbieber
  • Oberbieber
  • Rodenbach
  • Segendorf
  • Torney

InfrastructureEdit

Neuwied is connected to the German network of Bundesstraßen (national routes) (here: B9, B42 and B256). The Autobahnen (motorways) A3, A48 and A61 are quickly reachable from Neuwied. Using the Koblenz main station, all rhine railways and the Intercity network of Germany are available.

IndustryEdit

There is a lot of industry in Neuwied, for example the production of building materials, metals and big-sized machines.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-11-08. Retrieved 2018-08-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Bevölkerungsstand 2020, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2021.