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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
Coat of arms of Neuwied
Coat of arms
Location of Neuwied within Neuwied district
Neuwied in NR.svg
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
Government
 • Lord MayorJan Einig[1]
Area
 • Total86.5 km2 (33.4 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[3]
 • Total64,340
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
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. https://www.swr.de/swraktuell/rp/koblenz/stichwahl-fuer-den-oberbuergermeister-der-stadt-neuwied/-/id=1642/did=20440180/nid=1642/uoqprj/index.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.
  3. "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.