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Rhein-Erft-Kreis
image_coa = Image:DEU Rhein-Erft-Kreis COA.svg
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Adm. regionCologne
CapitalBergheim
Area
 o Total704.5 km2 (272.0 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2018)[1]
 o Total470,089
 o Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationBM
Websitehttp://www.rhein-erft-kreis.de

The Rhein-Erft-Kreis is a district in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Neuss, district-free Cologne, Rhein-Sieg, Euskirchen, Düren.

History

"Aachener Tor" Landmark of Bergheim and Rhein-Erft-Kreis

The district in its current borders was created in 1975, when the previous districts Bergheim and Cologne were merged. Becoming effective on November 1, 2003 the district was renamed from Erftkreis to Rhein-Erft-Kreis.

Geography

Towns and municipalities in Rhein-Erft-Kreis

The main river in the district is the Erft, which also gave it the name. The Erft flows through the foothills of the Eifel, on the left side of the Rhine river. The lake Bleibtreusee is located within the district.

Towns

Coat of arms

The coat of arms shows the lion of Jülich in the left half, as most of the area belonged to the duchy of Jülich. The right side shows the Cologne cross, which stands for the former Cologne district. On top the Erft river is depicted; the Prussian Rhine Province had the same symbol in its coat of arms.

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2019.

External links

Media related to Rhein-Erft-Kreis at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 50°55?N 6°40?E / 50.92°N 6.67°E / 50.92; 6.67


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