Cologne (region)

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Statistics
State:North Rhine-Westphalia
Capital:Cologne
Area:7,364.71 km²
Inhabitants:4,318,758 (2002)
pop. density:586 inh./km²
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Image:North rhine w cologne.png

Cologne is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the south-west of the country. It covers the hills of the Eifel as well as the Bergisches Land.

It was created in 1815 when Prussia reorganized its internal administration. In 1972 the Regirungsbezirk Aachen was incorporated.

Kreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Aachen
  2. Düren
  3. Euskirchen
  4. Heinsberg
  5. Oberbergischer Kreis
  6. Rhein-Erft-Kreis
  7. Rhein-Sieg
  8. Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
  1. Aachen
  2. Bonn
  3. Cologne
  4. Leverkusen

External links

Official website (http://www.bezreg-koeln.nrw.de)de:Regierungsbezirk Köln nl:Keulen (regio)

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