Mülheim, Cologne

Mülheim (German: Köln-Mülheim [ˈmyːlhaɪm]; Kölsch: Möllem [ˈmølːəm]) is a borough (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne in Germany and a formerly independent town (Mülheim am Rhein). Mülheim is located on the right bank of the Rhine opposite the old town of Cologne.

Mülheim (9)
Panoramic view of Mülheim as seen from Mülheimer Brücke
Panoramic view of Mülheim as seen from Mülheimer Brücke
Coat of arms of Mülheim (9)
Location within Cologne
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Mülheim (9) is located in Germany
Mülheim (9)
Mülheim (9)
Mülheim (9) is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Mülheim (9)
Mülheim (9)
Coordinates: 50°58′N 7°01′E / 50.967°N 7.017°E / 50.967; 7.017Coordinates: 50°58′N 7°01′E / 50.967°N 7.017°E / 50.967; 7.017
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionCologne
DistrictUrban district
CityCologne
Area
 • Total52.20 km2 (20.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total148,956
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
District town hall

The district borders Leverkusen to the north, Bergisch Gladbach to the east, the Cologne districts of Kalk and Innenstadt to the south. The river Rhine lies west of Mülheim, on the other riverbank lies the Cologne borough of Nippes.

The district is ethnically diverse, with a significant Turkish population.

HistoryEdit

The place was first mentioned (as Mulenheym) in 1098[2] and became a town in 1322; it belonged to the County of Berg. In April 1914, Mülheim was incorporated into Cologne.

SubdivisionsEdit

Mülheim consists of nine Stadtteile (city parts):

# City part Population (2020) Area (km2) Pop. per km2 map
901 Mülheim 42,441 7.07 6,034  
902 Buchforst 7,431 0.83 8,976
903 Buchheim 12,750 2.85 4,482
904 Holweide 20,871 4.11 5,099
905 Dellbrück 21,801 9.95 2,202
906 Höhenhaus 15,708 5.07 3,103
907 Dünnwald 11,583 10.84 1,072
908 Stammheim 8,332 3.74 2,234
909 Flittard 8,039 7.74 1,043
source: Kölner Stadtteilinformationen 2020[1]

TransportationEdit

Mülheim is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train stations include Köln-Mülheim, Köln-Buchforst, Köln-Dellbrück and Köln-Stammheim, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn line 3, 4, 13 and 18. Bundesautobahn 3 passes through Dellbrück and Dünnwald, as part of the Cologne Beltway.

Rhine bridgesEdit

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kölner Stadtteilinformationen 2020" (PDF). Stadt Köln. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  2. ^ Die erste Erwähnung des Ortes erfolgt im Jahr 1098

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