Solingen

city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Solingen is a city in Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is near Düsseldorf and Wuppertal.

Solingen
Müngstener Brücke
Müngstener Brücke
Flag of Solingen
Coat of arms of Solingen
Location of Solingen
Solingen is located in Germany
Solingen
Solingen
Solingen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Solingen
Solingen
Coordinates: 51°10′0″N 07°05′0″E / 51.16667°N 7.08333°E / 51.16667; 7.08333Coordinates: 51°10′0″N 07°05′0″E / 51.16667°N 7.08333°E / 51.16667; 7.08333
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord mayorFranz Haug (CDU)
Area
 • Total89.45 km2 (34.54 sq mi)
Highest elevation
276 m (906 ft)
Lowest elevation
53 m (174 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total159,193
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
42601-42719
Dialling codes0212
Vehicle registrationSG
Websitewww.solingen.de

Solingen has about 165,000 inhabitants.

In 1993, five Turks were killed in an arson attack.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2020" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 21 June 2021.
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