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District 2, Düsseldorf

District 2 (German: Stadtbezirk 2) is a city district of Düsseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The district covers an area of 7,18 square kilometres and (as of December 2009) has about 57,000 inhabitants.

Stadtbezirk 2
Pauluskirche, Düsseldorf-Düsseltal
Location of District 2 shown in red
Location of District 2 shown in red
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
CityDüsseldorf flag.jpg Düsseldorf
Area
 • Total7.18 km2 (2.77 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2009[1])
 • Total56,736
 • Density7,902/km2 (20,470/sq mi)
Humboldtstraße, Düsseltal
Zoopark (formerly Düsseldorf Zoological Garden) in Düsseltal

District 2 is the smallest of all districts in Düsseldorf and next to the central city district 1, it is the only of Düsseldorf's districts to not touch the city limits. Starting clockwise from North-west to South-west, District 2 borders with the following Düsseldorf districts: 1, 6, 7, 8 and 3.

SubdivisionsEdit

District 2 is made up of three Stadtteile (city parts):

# City part Population (2009) Area (km²) Pop. per km²
021 Flingern-Nord 21,290 2,70 7,885
022 Flingern-Süd 9,642 1,50 6,428
023 Düsseltal 25,616 2,98 8,596
source: Amt für Statistik und Wahlen der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf (in German)

Places of interestEdit

Arts, Culture and EntertainmentEdit

LandmarksEdit

Parks and open spacesEdit

  • Zoopark

TransportationEdit

The district is served by numerous railway stations and highway.[2] Stations include Düsseldorf Zoo, Düsseldorf Flingern and a dense net of both Düsseldorf Stadtbahn underground- and Rheinbahn tram-stations. The districts can also be reached via Bundesautobahn 57 and Bundesstraße 7 and 8.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stadtbezirk 2 Archived March 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, 2009 (in German)
  2. ^ Urban rail-transitmap Düsseldorf-Meerbusch Archived December 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine, Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr

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