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Niederkassel is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with a population of around 37,000 people. It is situated on the right bank of the Rhine, approx. 10 km (6 mi) north-east of Bonn and 15 km (9 mi) south-east of Cologne. Niederkassel is subdivided into seven quarters (from the south to the north): Mondorf, Rheidt, Niederkassel, Uckendorf, Stockem, Lülsdorf and Ranzel. People can walk next to the river Rhine in Lülsdorf, Niederkassel and Rheidt.

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Coat of arms of Niederkassel
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Location of Niederkassel within Rhein-Sieg-Kreis district
Euskirchen (district)Rhein-Erft-KreisRhineland-PalatinateNorth Rhine-WestphaliaCologneRheinisch-Bergischer KreisOberbergischer KreisSwisttalRheinbachAlfterWachtbergMeckenheimBornheimBad HonnefBonnSankt AugustinKönigswinterHennefTroisdorfSiegburgNeunkirchen-SeelscheidLohmarEitorfWindeckMuchRuppichterothNiederkassel in SU.svg
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Niederkassel is located in Germany
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Niederkassel is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
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Niederkassel
Coordinates: 50°49′N 7°02′E / 50.817°N 7.033°E / 50.817; 7.033Coordinates: 50°49′N 7°02′E / 50.817°N 7.033°E / 50.817; 7.033
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRhein-Sieg-Kreis
Subdivisions7
Government
 • MayorStephan Vehreschild (CDU)
Area
 • Total35.79 km2 (13.82 sq mi)
Elevation
55 m (180 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total38,218
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
53859
Dialling codes02208; 0228
Vehicle registrationSU
Websitewww.niederkassel.de

International relationsEdit

Twin towns – Sister citiesEdit

Niederkassel is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Ernst Dickmanns (born 1936), German pioneer of dynamic computer vision and of driverless cars, robotics engineer, aerospace engineer
  • Stephan Engels, (born 1960), football player and coach
  • Sascha Stegemann (born 1984), football referee

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Limassol Twinned Cities". Limassol (Lemesos) Municipality. Archived from the original on 2013-04-01. Retrieved 2013-07-29.