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North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

North Rhine-Westphalia is one of 16 primary administrative regions in Germany with a population of approximately 17,872,763 people.

Facts and figures on North Rhine-Westphalia at a glance

Region name: North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 17,872,763 people
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen) is located in the regional capital Duesseldorf (Düsseldorf) with a population of 573,057 people.

The distance as the crow flies from North Rhine-Westphalia's regional capital Duesseldorf to Germany's capital Berlin (Berlin) is approximately 479 km (298 mi).

Facts and figures about North Rhine-Westphalia
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
North Rhine-Westphalia Nordrhein-Westfalen17,872,763 peopleDuesseldorf Düsseldorf573,057 people

Compare with other regions in Germany.

Map of North Rhine-Westphalia

Map of North Rhine-Westphalia

Information on North Rhine-Westphalia

Information on North Rhine-Westphalia
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
North Rhine-Westphalia Nordrhein-WestfalenDuesseldorf Düsseldorf5GermanyEurope

Time in North Rhine-Westphalia

Time in North Rhine-Westphalia
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 9:34pmNoThu, 23 Mar 2023 - 9:34pmUTC +1.0Europe/Berlin

Geographic coordinates of North Rhine-Westphalia

Latitude & Longitude of North Rhine-Westphalia
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map51°13'08.2"N (51.2189500°)6°45'48.2"E (6.7633900°)

Subregions in North Rhine-Westphalia

There are 5 administrative subregions in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Subregions in North Rhine-Westphalia
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg1.3,559,551Arnsberg Arnsberg76,612
Regierungsbezirk Detmold Regierungsbezirk Detmold2.2,025,415Detmold Detmold73,680
Regierungsbezirk Dusseldorf Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf3.5,081,061Duesseldorf Düsseldorf573,057
Regierungsbezirk Koln Regierungsbezirk Köln4.4,315,912Koeln Köln963,395
Regierungsbezirk Munster Regierungsbezirk Münster5.2,572,390Muenster Münster270,184

External sources of information on North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia on Wikipedia