North Rhine-Westphalia

The state of North Rhine-Westphalia  is the most populous in Germany.

Information

State Area: 34 088 km²

Capital: Düsseldorf

Population 17,865,516

See Also:  German States

Popular Destinations

Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf Germany

Düsseldorf is a university city and center of art and fashion. It is famous for its wide streets and elegant shops, parks and gardens.

Cologne

Cologne Germany

Cologne is one of the most important commercial and cultural centers of West Germany.

Bonn

Bonn Germany

Bonn is a city in Germany situated on the Rhine. It is famous for being the birthplace of Beethoven.

Essen

Essen Germany

Essen is home to many industrial organizations and offers several interesting options of museums and attractions.

Dortmund

Dortmund

Dortmund is one of the largest cities in the state and has been the center of the country’s steel and coal industries, heritage that is celebrated in a number of museums and attractions.

Aachen

Aachen Germany

Aachen is the most western city in Germany and historically one of the most important in Europe. The city is famous for its spas and thermal baths.

Popular Attractions

Schloss Augustusburg

Schloss Augustusburg

The Schloss Augustusburg is located in the town of Brühl, 15 km south of Cologne.

The palace is one of the earliest examples of Rococo creation in Germany.

Drachenburg Castle

Drachenburg Castle

The Dranchenburg Castle is located in Königswinter 16 km from Bonn.

It was built in the end of 19 century and completed in 1884.

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