Rhein-Kreis Neuss Rural District facts for kids

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Rhein-Kreis Neuss
District
North rhine w ne grey.png
Country  Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Adm. region Düsseldorf
Area
 • Total 576.456 km2 (222.571 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 445,800
 • Density 773.35/km2 (2,002.96/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration NE
Website http://www.kreis-neuss.de

Neuss is a Kreis (district) in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

History

In 1975 the urban district of Neuss lost its independent status and was merged into the Grevenbroich district, which was renamed to Kreis Neuss. On May 26 2003 it changed its name, and is now officially called Rhein-Kreis Neuss.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms was continued from the district Grevenbroich. The lion in the right side comes from the city of Jülich. The black cross in the left comes from the Cologne coat of arms. Both the bishops of Cologne as well as the dukes of Jülich owned land of the Neuss district.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Neuss
  2. Grevenbroich
  3. Dormagen
  1. Meerbusch
  2. Kaarst
  3. Korschenbroich
  1. Jüchen
  2. Rommerskirchen

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