Ruhr

The Ruhr is a region in , . Once the uncontested heart of Germany's economy, the region was formed during the 19th and 20th century by the coal and steel industries and is going through a structural transformation, which makes it one of the most dynamic regions in Europe.
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is a city with a population of about 600,000 in the North Rhine-Westphalia region in Germany. Photo: DortmunderWestfront, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the central and, after , second-largest city of the Ruhr, the largest urban area in . Photo: Tuxyso, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a German city in the western part of the Ruhr area in . Photo: Carschten, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

is the sixth largest city of the most populous federal state of after , , , and , and its 364,920 inhabitants make it the 16th largest city of Germany. Photo: NatiSythen, Public domain.

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is a city in . , like neighbouring cities, is refining its image promoting its industrial culture. Photo: NatiSythen, Public domain.

is a city on the river in the Ruhr Area, Germany, located between and . Photo: Tuxyso, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also described as "City on the River", is a city in in . Photo: Omi´s Törtchen, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

is a city in the green, 42 percent of its area are covered by woods and forests, and four rivers meet on the city grounds, the rivers Ruhr, Lenne, Volme and Ennepe. Photo: Ennepetaler86, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in , . It is located in the northeastern part of the Ruhr area. Photo: Reckmann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the northernmost city in the Ruhr-Area and the capital of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city of 156,000 people in the Ruhr area. Photo: FotOpa, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in the northern part of the district, in , . Photo: Michielverbeek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruhr

Latitude of center
51.5175° or 51° 31' 3" north
Longitude of center
7.1449° or 7° 8' 41.8" east
Population
8,570,000
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1754634446
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Ruhrgebied
  • Arabic: حوض الرور
  • Arabic: منطقة الرور
  • Armenian: Ռուր
  • Azerbaijani: Rur bölgəsi
  • Azerbaijani: Rur regionu
  • Basque: Ruhr
  • Basque: Ruhr eremua
  • Basque: Ruhr eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Рурская вобласць
  • Breton: Rannvro ar Ruhr
  • Breton: Ruhr
  • Breton: Ruhrgebiet
  • Bulgarian: Рур
  • Bulgarian: Рурска област
  • Burmese: ရူးဝါးနယ်
  • Catalan: Conca del Ruhr
  • Catalan: Regió del Ruhr
  • Catalan: Ruhrgebiet
  • Catalan: regió del Ruhr
  • Chinese: 魯爾區
  • Chinese: 魯爾工業區
  • Chinese: 鲁尔区
  • Chinese: 鲁尔地区
  • Czech: Porúří
  • Danish: Ruhr-distriktet
  • Danish: Ruhr-området
  • Danish: Ruhrdistriktet
  • Danish: Ruhrgebiet
  • Danish: Ruhrområdet
  • Dutch: Roergebied
  • Dutch: Ruhrbekken
  • Dutch: Ruhrgebied
  • Dutch: Ruhrgebiet
  • Egyptian Arabic: رور
  • Egyptian Arabic: منطقة الراين و الرور
  • Egyptian Arabic: منطقة الرور
  • English: Ruhr area
  • English: Ruhr district
  • English: Ruhrgebiet
  • English: Ruhr region
  • Esperanto: Ruhr-regiono
  • Esperanto: Ruhrgebiet
  • Estonian: Ruhri linnastu
  • Estonian: Ruhrimaa
  • Finnish: Ruhrin alue
  • Finnish: Ruhrin teollisuusalue
  • French: Bassin de la Rhur
  • French: Ruhr
  • French: Ruhrgebiet
  • French: Zone de la Ruhr
  • Georgian: რურის არეალი
  • Georgian: რურის რეგიონი
  • German: Kohlenpott
  • German: Rheinisch-Westfälisches Industriegebiet
  • German: Ruhrgebiet
  • German: Ruhrland
  • German: Ruhrpott
  • German: Ruhrregion
  • Greek: Κοιλάδα του Ρουρ
  • Greek: Περιοχή του Ρουρ
  • Hebrew: חבל הרוהר
  • Hebrew: רוהר
  • Hindi: रूर
  • Hungarian: Ruhr-vidék
  • Icelandic: Ruhr
  • Indonesian: Ruhr
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Region Ruhr
  • Italian: Area della Ruhr
  • Italian: Bacino della Ruhr
  • Italian: Rühr
  • Italian: Valle della Ruhr
  • Italian: Zona della Ruhr
  • Italian: regione della Ruhr
  • Japanese: ルール地方
  • Japanese: ルール工業地帯
  • Kirghiz: Рур көмүр бассейни
  • Korean: 루르
  • Korean: 루르 지방
  • Korean: 루르 지역
  • Kölsch: Ruhrgebiet
  • Kölsch: Ruhrpott
  • Latin: Regio Rurana
  • Latin: Ruhrgebiet
  • Latvian: Rūra
  • Latvian: Rūras apgabals
  • Latvian: Rūras baseins
  • Latvian: Rūras reģions
  • Lithuanian: Ruhrgebiet
  • Lithuanian: Rūro sritis
  • Lombard: Ruhr
  • Macedonian: Рур
  • Malay: Ruhr
  • Marathi: रुहर
  • Marathi: रुहर गेबिट
  • Marathi: रुहर परिसर
  • Marathi: रुह्र
  • Marathi: रूर
  • Mingrelian: რური
  • Mingrelian: რურიშ რეგიონი
  • Northern Frisian: Metropoolregiuun Ruhr
  • Norwegian: Ruhrområdet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ruhr-området
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ruhrgebiet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ruhrområdet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kohlenpott
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ruhr-området
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ruhrdalen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ruhrgebiet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ruhrområdet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ruhrpott
  • Panjabi: ਰੂਆ
  • Panjabi: ਰੂਆ ਇਲਾਕਾ
  • Persian: رور
  • Persian: روهر
  • Persian: منطقة رور
  • Persian: منطقه رور
  • Persian: منطقه روهر
  • Persian: منطقهٔ رور
  • Persian: ناحیه رور
  • Polish: Ruhrgebiet
  • Polish: Zagłębie Ruhry
  • Portuguese: Região do Ruhr
  • Portuguese: Ruhrgebiet
  • Portuguese: Vale do Ruhr
  • Romanian: Bazinul Ruhr
  • Romanian: Bazinul Ruhrului
  • Romanian: Regiunea Ruhr
  • Romanian: Ruhrgebiet
  • Russian: Рур
  • Russian: Рурская область
  • Russian: Рурский бассейн
  • Russian: Рурский регион
  • Saterfriesisch: Ruhrgebiet
  • Scots: Ruhr
  • Serbian: Rurska oblast
  • Serbian: Област Рур
  • Serbian: Рур
  • Serbian: Рурска долина
  • Serbian: Рурска област
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ruhr
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ruhrpott
  • Sicilian: Zona da Ruhr
  • Sindhi: رھر
  • Slovak: Porúrie
  • Slovak: Ruhrgebiet
  • Slovenian: Porurje
  • Spanish: Area del Ruhr
  • Spanish: Cuenca del Ruhr
  • Spanish: Region Ruhr
  • Spanish: Region del Ruhr
  • Spanish: Región Ruhr
  • Spanish: Región del Ruhr
  • Spanish: Ruhrgebiet
  • Spanish: Valle del Ruhr
  • Spanish: Área del Ruhr
  • Swedish: Ruhr-ockupationen
  • Swedish: Ruhrområdet
  • Swiss German: Ruhrgebiet
  • Tamil: ரூர்
  • Tosk Albanian: Ruhrgebiet
  • Turkish: Ruhr
  • Turkish: Ruhr bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Рурський промисловий район
  • Ukrainian: Рурський регіон
  • Upper Sorbian: Poruhrska
  • Upper Sorbian: Ruhrska
  • Urdu: رور
  • Vietnamese: Ruhr
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Ruhr
  • Welsh: Ardal y Ruhr
  • Western Frisian: Ruhrgebiet
  • Wu Chinese: 鲁尔区
  • Mittelpunkt des Ruhrgebiets
  • Regione della Ruhr

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