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Düsseldorf
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the  Regierungsbezirk of Düsseldorf
Map of North Rhine-Westphalia highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Düsseldorf
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Area
 • Total 5,289.81 km2 (2,042.41 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dec. 2006)
 • Total 5,217,129
 • Density 986.2602/km2 (2,554.4022/sq mi)
Website bezreg-duesseldorf.nrw.de

Düsseldorf is one of the five Regierungsbezirke of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in the northwest of the country. It covers the western part of the Ruhr Area. It is the most populated of all German administrative areas of the kind.

It was formed in 1815 when Prussia first made districts.

Kreise
(districts)
Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Cleves (Kleve)
  2. Mettmann
  3. Neuss
  4. Viersen
  5. Wesel
  1. Duisburg
  2. Düsseldorf
  3. Essen
  4. Krefeld
  5. Mönchengladbach
  6. Mülheim
  7. Oberhausen
  8. Remscheid
  9. Solingen
  10. Wuppertal
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