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North Rhine Westphalia
Nordrhein-Westfalen
State of Germany
Flag of North Rhine Westphalia
Flag
Coat of arms of North Rhine Westphalia
Coat of arms
Deutschland Lage von Nordrhein-Westfalen.svg
Country Germany
Area
 • Total 34,084 km2 (13,160 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 18,033,000
 • Density 529.075/km2 (1,370.30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website nrw.de

North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the federal state (Bundesland) with the highest population in Germany. It is in the western part of Germany and has 18,033,000 inhabitants. The capital is Düsseldorf.

Districts

North Rhine-Westphalia is divided into five government regions:

History of North Rhine-Westphalia

Cities in North Rhine-Westphalia

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