Dortmund is a city with a population of about 600,000 in the North Rhine-Westphalia region in Germany. It is in the middle part of the state and is considered to be the administrative, commercial and cultural centre of the Ruhr area with some 5.21 million inhabitants.

Landmarks in the Area

Stadion Rote Erde is a 25,000 capacity football and athletics stadium in , . is situated 2½ km southwest of Dortmund. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Railway station
Dortmund Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in , , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Vehmic courts, Vehmgericht, holy vehme, or simply Vehm, also spelt Feme, Vehmegericht…

The Lutheran Protestant Church of St. Reinold is, according to its foundation date, the oldest extant church in , ; it is dedicated to Reinold, also known as Renaud de Montauban, the patron of the city. Photo: Smial, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

Localities in the Area

Eving is a Stadtteil in the eponymous Stadtbezirk in the north of the city of , . is situated 4 km north of Dortmund. Photo: Hafenjunge, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Kreuzviertel is a neighbourhood of , and it has about 15,885 inhabitants. is situated 2 km southwest of Dortmund.


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