North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populous state in Germany, with 17.5 million inhabitants, located in the west of the country. It consists of two historically independent parts - Nordrhein, the urbanized area across the river Rhine in the southwest, and …

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Cologne is situated on the river Rhein in North Rhine-Westphalia and is the fourth largest city in Germany with around one million residents.

Düsseldorf is a city on the River Rhine in western Germany and is the capital city of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Bonn is one of the largest cities in the Cologne Lowland, second only to Cologne itself in terms of population count.


Cologne Lowland is a region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, centered around the cities of Cologne and Bonn on the river Rhine.

The Ruhr is a region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Lower Rhine is a region in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany along the river Rhine below the Cologne Lowland.

The part of the Eifel that lies in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Münsterland is a mostly flat, agricultural region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

South Westphalia—consisting of Sauerland, Siegerland and some smaller sub-regions—is a region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Teutoburg Forest, also known as Eastern Westphalia and Lippe, is a region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Bergisches Land is a low mountainous region in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Other Names for North Rhine-Westphalia

  • English:  North Rhine-Westphalia
  • French:  Rhénanie du Nord-Westphalie
  • Italian:  Renania Settentrionale-Vestfalia
  • Korean:  노르트라인베스트팔렌 주
  • Russian:  Северный Рейн-Вестфалия
  • Spanish:  Renania del Norte-Westfalia
  • Turkish:  Kuzey Ren-Vestfalya
  • Land Nordrhein-Westfalen

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