Ratingen

town in the district of Mettmann, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Ratingen (Low Franconian: Rotinge) is a town in the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It is near to Düsseldorf and has about 90,000 inhabitants.

Ratingen
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Coat of arms of Ratingen
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Location of Ratingen within Mettmann district
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Ratingen is located in Germany
Ratingen
Ratingen
Ratingen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Ratingen
Ratingen
Coordinates: 51°18′0″N 6°51′0″E / 51.30000°N 6.85000°E / 51.30000; 6.85000Coordinates: 51°18′0″N 6°51′0″E / 51.30000°N 6.85000°E / 51.30000; 6.85000
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictMettmann
Subdivisions6 Gemeindebezirke mit 10 Stadtteilen
Government
 • MayorKlaus Konrad Pesch (Gemeinschaftskandidat von CDU, FDP, die Grünen, SPD[1])
Area
 • Total88.72 km2 (34.25 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total87,158
 • Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
40878–40885 (1962-1995: 4030)
Dialling codes02102
Vehicle registrationME, seit 1975 (1956-1974: D)
Websitewww.ratingen.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bürgermeister Klaus Pesch". Stadt Ratingen. Stadt Ratingen. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  2. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Ratingen at Wikimedia Commons