Wuppertal

city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Wuppertal is a city in the west of Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It neighbours Düsseldorf. Wuppertal has about 360,000 inhabitants and a university. A well-known tourist attraction is the Wuppertal Schwebebahn, a tram hanging at a steel way 10 m over the river-ground.

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Wuppertal Elberfeld
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Flag of Wuppertal
Flag
Coat of arms of Wuppertal
Coat of arms
Location of Wuppertal
Wuppertal is located in Germany
Wuppertal
Wuppertal
Wuppertal is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
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Wuppertal
Coordinates: 51°16′0″N 07°11′0″E / 51.26667°N 7.18333°E / 51.26667; 7.18333Coordinates: 51°16′0″N 07°11′0″E / 51.26667°N 7.18333°E / 51.26667; 7.18333
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
Districturban district
Government
 • Lord mayorPeter Jung (CDU)
 • Governing partiesCDU / SPD
Area
 • Total168.41 km2 (65.02 sq mi)
Highest elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Lowest elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total352,390
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
42001-42399
Dialling codes0202
Vehicle registrationW
Websitewuppertal.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
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