Lindenthal (German: Köln-Lindenthal [ˈkœln ˈlɪndn̩ˌtaːl], Ripuarian: Lendethal [ˈlendəˌtaːl]) is a city district of the City of Cologne in Germany. It includes the quarters Braunsfeld, Junkersdorf, Klettenberg, Lindenthal, Lövenich, Müngersdorf, Sülz, Weiden and Widdersdorf.
aerial view of Lindenthal
Location of Lindenthal shown in red
|Federal state||North Rhine-Westphalia|
|• Total||41.6 km2 (16.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,308/km2 (8,570/sq mi)|
Many parts of Lindenthal are dominated by academic and research campuses, primarily linked to the University of Cologne and the German Sport University. The later has a campus at Sportpark Müngersdorf, next to RheinEnergieStadion and the European College of Sport Science.
Cologne's Melaten-Friedhof is located on Aachener Straße.
Lindenthal consists of nine Stadtteile (city quarters, in local dialect Veedel):
|#||City part||Population (2009)||Area (km²)||Pop. per km²||map|
|Source: Die Kölner Stadtteile in Zahlen 2010 (in German)|
Lindenthal is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train station include Köln-Lövenich, Köln-Müngersdorf/Technologiepark and Köln-Weiden West, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn lines 1, 7, 9, 13 and 18. Aachener Straße and Luxemburger Straße connect Lindenthal with the Cologne Ring and Cologne Beltway.