Essen, Germany

Essen is a large place in the region of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany with a population of approximately 593,085 people and is one of the largest places in Germany. Find all facts and information about Essen.

Facts and figures on Essen at a glance

Name: Essen (Essen)
Status: Large place
Population: 593,085 people
Municipality name: Essen
Region name (Level 3): Kreisfreie Stadt Essen
Region name (Level 2): Duesseldorf District
Region name (Level 1): North Rhine-Westphalia
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

Essen is located in the region of North Rhine-Westphalia. North Rhine-Westphalia's capital Duesseldorf (Düsseldorf) is approximately 31 km / 19 mi away from Essen (as the crow flies). The distance from Essen to Germany's capital Berlin (Berlin) is approximately 455 km / 283 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Essen
Essen EssenLarge place593,085 peopleNorth Rhine-Westphalia Nordrhein-Westfalen

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Information on Essen

Information on Essen
Place nameMunicipality nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Essen EssenEssen EssenKreisfreie Stadt Essen Kreisfreie Stadt EssenDuesseldorf District Düsseldorf DistrictNorth Rhine-Westphalia Nordrhein-WestfalenGermanyEurope

Time in Essen

Time in Essen
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 4:01am (04:01h)In effect (+1 hour)Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 3:01am (03:01h)GMT UTC +2.0Europe/Berlin

Geographic coordinates of Essen

Latitude & Longitude of Essen
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map51°27'23.7"N (51.4565700°)7°00'44.2"E (7.0122800°)

Distances from Essen

Distances from Essen
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
5,710 km north of the equator487 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Essen

Places around Essen

32 places found within 5 km around Essen. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Essen
Stadtkern Stadtkern-0.0 km 0.0 mishow
Stadtmitte Stadtmitte-0.2 km 0.1 mishow
Ostviertel Ostviertel-1.1 km 0.7 mishow
Westviertel Westviertel-1.2 km 0.7 mishow
Suedviertel Südviertel-1.2 km 0.7 mishow
Suedostviertel Südostviertel-1.3 km 0.8 mishow
Nordviertel Nordviertel-1.4 km 0.8 mishow
Holsterhausen Holsterhausen-2.3 km 1.4 mishow
Ruettenscheid Rüttenscheid-2.3 km 1.4 mishow
Huttrop Huttrop-2.5 km 1.6 mishow
Heide Heide-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
Altendorf Altendorf-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
Frohnhausen Frohnhausen-2.8 km 1.8 mishow
Bergerhausen Bergerhausen-2.8 km 1.8 mishow
Frillendorf Frillendorf-2.9 km 1.8 mishow
Altenessen-Sued Altenessen-Süd-3.0 km 1.9 mishow
Stoppenberg Stoppenberg-3.2 km 2.0 mishow
Altenessen Altenessen-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Bochold Bochold-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Spillenburg Spillenburg-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Margarethenhoehe Margarethenhöhe-3.8 km 2.4 mishow
Rellinghausen Rellinghausen-4.1 km 2.6 mishow
Schonnebeck Schonnebeck-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
Vogelheim Vogelheim-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Stadtwald Stadtwald-4.4 km 2.8 mishow
Baldeney Baldeney-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Fulerum Fulerum-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Kray Kray-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Katernberg Katernberg-4.6 km 2.9 mishow
Fulerum Fulerum-4.6 km 2.9 mishow
Steele Steele-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
UEberruhr-Hinsel Überruhr-Hinsel-5.0 km 3.1 mishow

Airports around Essen

1 airport found within 15 km around Essen. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Essen
Essen/Muelheim Airport Essen/Mülheim AirportEDLE, ESS7.8 km 4.8 mishow

External sources of information on Essen

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