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Cologne Bonn Region

The Cologne Bonn Region, also known as Cologne/Bonn Metropolitan Region, is a metropolitan area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, covering the cities of Cologne, Bonn and Leverkusen, as well as the districts of Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, Oberb ...

Marienfeld

Marienfeld is a large grassy field on the reclaimed site of a former open-pit lignite mine about 20 km south-west of Cologne Cathedral in the city of Cologne, Germany, straddling the towns of Frechen and Kerpen. The mine area was named Marienfeld ...

Monte Troodeloh

Monte Troodeloh is the highest point in the municipal area of the city of Cologne. It lies in the Rath/Heumar district, approximately 1.250 metres south of the A4 at Wolfsweg between the intersection of Pionier-Hutten-Weg and the Bruck-Forsbacher ...

Worringer Bruch

The Worringer Bruch is a section of 164 hectares swampy lowlands in the far north of Cologne, Germany. It is approximately 8.000 years old, and is now almost a completely dried up meander part of the Rhine. It was named after an adjacent district ...

Geography and urban development of Dresden

Dresden is a large city in the eastern German Free State of Saxony nearby the border to the Czech Republic at the river Elbe. The geography and urban development of Dresden is embossed by the valley location and by the Elbe stream.

Schonfeld Upland

The Schonfeld Upland is a plateau in Dresden. It is named after Schonfeld, the district of Dresden in the middle of the plateau. Up to 1950, when Pillnitz was incorporated into Dresden, the upland was known as the Pillnitzer Elbe Plateau.

Frankfurt Rhein-Main Regional Authority

The Regional Authority FrankfurtRheinMain is the cooperation body of the administratively fragmented Frankfurt am Main urban area and the common authority for Frankfurt am Main and its 75 neighboring communities. It manages and coordinates the re ...

Frankfurt Rhine-Main

The Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, often simply referred to as Frankfurt Rhine-Main, Frankfurt Rhine-Main area or Rhine-Main area is the second largest metropolitan region in Germany, with a total population exceeding 5.8 million. The metropolit ...

Main (river)

The Main) is a river in Germany. With a length of 525 kilometres, it is the longest right tributary of the Rhine. It is also the longest river lying entirely in Germany. The largest cities along the Main are Frankfurt am Main, Offenbach am Main a ...

Betzenhausen

Betzenhausen is a district in the west of Freiburg im Breisgau. The neighbouring areas of Mooswald North Stuhlinger East of Weingarten to the South and to the West.

Freiburg Stuhlinger

Stuhlinger is a district to the west of the historic city center of Freiburg im Breisgau. In December 2013, 18.300 residents lived in the neighborhood. There are three boroughs: Stuhlinger-Beurbarung, Stuhlinger-Eschholz and Alt-Stuhlinger. Altho ...

Haslach (Freiburg)

Haslach, incorporated into the city on 1 January 1890, is one of the Western districts of Freiburg im Breisgau. After the demerging of Weingarten the district is made up out of the boroughs 611 Haslach-Egerten, 612 Haslach-Gartenstadt, 613 Haslac ...

Herdern (Freiburg)

On September 30, 1008 Henry II issued a deed of donation with which he ceded his exclusive hunting rights hunting privilege in the Breisgau forests to the bishop of Basel. Although the village must already have existed for quite some time, this i ...

Lorettoberg

The Lorettoberg, also known as Josephsbergle in Freiburg, is a mountain ridge in the South-West of the Wiehre district in the city of Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany. The mountain, with its elevation of 384.5 meters above sea level, is wooded at ...

Old City of Freiburg

The Old City of Freiburg is part of the city and business centres of Freiburg im Breisgau and is the core of the original city. It is divided into the two districts 111 Altstadt-Mitte and 112 Altstadt-Ring. The Altstadt-Mitte district was the cit ...

Platz der Alten Synagoge

The Platz der Alten Synagogue is a square in Freiburg, Germany. With a size of 130 square metres, it is the second largest square in the city after Minster Square. The square is named after the old synagogue, which was destroyed during Kristallna ...

Rieselfeld

Rieselfeld is a city district in Freiburg im Breisgau. It is located in the western part of the city and borders the nature reserve Freiburger Rieselfeld in the west, right next to a little zoo called Tiergehege Mundenhof, Opfinger StraSe in the ...

Wiehre

Wiehre is a residential district at the edge of Freiburg im Breisgau, located southwards and across the River Dreisam from the Old City. It is a desirable district, with comparatively quiet streets and many well-preserved commercial and residenti ...

Zahringen (Freiburg)

On September 30, 1008 Henry II issued a deed of donation with which he ceded his exclusive hunting rights hunting privilege in the Breisgau forests to the bishop of Basel. Although the village must already have existed for quite some time, this i ...

Altes Land

Altes Land is an area of reclaimed marshland straddling parts of Lower Saxony and Hamburg. The region is situated downstream from Hamburg on the southwestern riverside of the Elbe around the towns of Stade, Buxtehude, Jork and the Samtgemeinde of ...

Altona Main Cemetery

Altona Main Cemetery is located at Stadiongasse 5, Bahrenfeld, Altona, in north-western Hamburg, Germany and, with an area of 63 hectares, is the fourth largest burial ground in the city and surrounding area. It has been a protected site since th ...

Dammtor

Dammtor is a zone of the German city of Hamburg, situated between the quarters of Rotherbaum and Neustadt.

Funfhausen

During World War II 50 wooden homes were built for families which were affected by the bombing in the city. At that time the people from Bergedorf used to call Funfhausen Kistendorf box village because of the cubic shaped houses. In October 1954 ...

Klein Flottbek

Klein Flottbek is a sub-urban district and neighbourhood in the quarters of Nienstedten, Othmarschen and Osdorf, located in the Altona borough of Hamburg, Germany. Unlike neighbouring GroS Flottbek, the former municipality of Klein Flottbek is no ...

Lake Helmuth Schack

Lake Helmuth Schack is a lake in Osdorf, Hamburg, Germany, adjacent to the boundaries of Schenefeld in Schleswig-Holstein. Dupenau stream runs through it, and the small stream of Luruper Moorgraben flows into it.

Mullergraben

Mullergraben is a small stream in the quarters of Lurup and Osdorf, Hamburg, Germany. It mainly flows near the street of Binsenort in Lurup, crosses the Bottcherkamp main road and finally flows into Luruper Moorgraben.

Aegidientorplatz

The Aegidientorplatz, colloquially known as Aegi is a busy square in Hanover located above the U-bahn station of the same name. The square was named for the Aegidientor, one of the city gates of Medieval Hanover, which existed until 1780.

Hannover-Nordstadt

The Nordstadt is the university quarter in the German city of Hanover. It was originally characterized by small factories and a big railway freightyard closed in 1996. During the Second World War much of the area was destroyed. Today, because of ...

Kirchrode-Bemerode-Wulferode

Kirchrode-Bemerode-Wulferode is the sixth district of Hanover. It has 29.728 inhabitants and consists of the districts Kirchrode, Bemerode and Wulferode. Since 2011, the SPD politician Bernd Rodel mayor of the district.

Kropcke

Kropcke is the central square of the city of Hanover in Germany. The square is situated at the crossroads of GeorgstraSe, KarmarschstraSe, BahnhofstraSe and RathenaustraSe. It is named after Wilhelm Kropcke, one of the owners of the former Cafe R ...

Linden-Limmer

Linden-Limmer is a district of Hanover. It became part of the city in 1920. Linden-Limmer is where Hannah Arendt was born. It has 44.226 inhabitants and consists of the districts of Linden-Mitte, Linden-Nord, Linden-Sud and Limmer as of July 2015.

Vahrenwald-List

Vahrenwald-List is the second district of Hanover. With 69.438 inhabitants it is the most populous district of the city consisting of the quarters Vahrenwald and List. Since 2011, the SPD politician Irma Walkling-Stehmann holds the district mayor ...

Warmbuchenviertel

Warmbuchenviertel is a quarter in the ward of Mitte in Hanover. The quarter is characterised by insurance companies and other office buildings, but is also an inner city residential area. The name derives from two major streets: WarmbuchenstraSe ...

Heidelberg-Bergheim

Bergheim is a city district of Heidelberg. It is bounded on the North by the Neckar River, the East by the Bismarkplatz, on the South by the Kurfursten Anlage and the South by the city line. It is a mostly urban residential area, however the Berg ...

Heidelberg-Kirchheim

First traces of a settlement here derive from vessels found dating back to 3500-1800 BC and Germanic tribes settled here during the early Roman period known as the "neckarsuebische". The town is first mentioned in the year 767 AD as Chirichheim i ...

Heidelberg-Sudstadt

Heidelberg-Sudstadt is a district of the city of Heidelberg in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It is a relatively young district and was established after World War 2, by extending the Weststadt district to the south, and the Rohrbach district to the ...

Heidelberg-Ziegelhausen

Heidelberg-Ziegelhausen is a residential district at the eastern perimeter of the city of Heidelberg, Germany. Ziegelhausen lies on the Northern Bank of the Neckar river extends northward into the Odenwald forest. It has a small shopping area, bu ...

Neuenheimer Feld

Neuenheimer Feld is an area in the city of Heidelberg, Germany. The area lies on the north side of the Neckar river and consists mostly of buildings associated with the University of Heidelberg, including student accommodation and research facili ...

Gohlis

Gohlis is an area in the north-west of the city of Leipzig, Germany. Only in 1890 was it absorbed into the city. It is known as the place where Friedrich Schiller worked on the second act of Don Carlos and wrote his first edition of the famous Od ...

Leipzig Bay

The Leipzig Bay or Leipzig Basin or Saxon Lowland or Saxon Bay is a relatively lakeless and highly fertile landscape in Central Germany, in northwestern Saxony and southeastern Saxony-Anhalt. This area was originally covered by lakes, dense fores ...

Liebertwolkwitz

Liebertwolkwitz is a district of Leipzig on the citys south side. It contains the Galgenberg, the highest elevation in the Leipzig area. It was established in or before 1040. Before the local government boundary reforms in 1999, he was administra ...

Lutzschena-Stahmeln

Lutzschena-Stahmeln is an area in the north-west of the city of Leipzig, a few miles upriver on the White Elster in what is now known as former East Germany. It is known as the place where the wool merchant Maximilian Speck von Sternburg worked o ...

Leipzig-Schonefeld

Schonefeld is a city quarter in the Northeast of Leipzig. Concerning administrative matters Schonefeld-Ost is a district of Leipzig, while the rest of Schonefeld, together with Abtnaundorf forms a district called Schonefeld-Abtnaundorf.

Seehausen, Leipzig

Seehausen is a northern district of Leipzig in Germany. In its district lies the new fairgrounds for the city. Including its villages and hamlets, Seehausen has 1967 residents. The district includes the village with the land on which the new Leip ...

Ingelheimer Aue

Thee Ingelheimer Aue is a previous Rhine island, located on the left bank of the river by the city of Mainz, between 500 and 503.5 km from the river mouth. It forms the nothernmost point of the city division Mainz-Neustadt and is used for commerc ...

Lennebergwald

The Lennebergwald is a forest in the north of Rheinhessen in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The approximately 700 ha sized stretches north-west of Mainz between the urban districts of Mombach, Gonsenheim, Finthen and the municipalities of Buden ...

Mainz Sand Dunes

The Mainz Sand Dunes are a small geological and botanical supra-region and important nature preserve in Mainz, Germany. Within this protected area rare plants and animals can be found. Some of the species represented here, such as the Purple Gold ...

Dreiseenplatte

Dreiseenplatte is the name of three lakes in Feldmoching-Hasenbergl in the northern part of Munich, Germany. Lake: Lerchenauer see Fasaneriesee and hotel feldmochinger see.

Virginia-Depot (Munich)

The Virginia depot was a military camp used last by the Bundeswehr west of SchleiSheimer StraSe in the Munich district of Lerchenau. Today it is a biotope with rare plant species.

Atter (Osnabruck)

Atter is a district in the west of Osnabruck, Lower Saxony, Germany, with a population of 4.135 residents across 2.030 households. Covering an area of 1.075.9 hectares, it was incorporated into the city of Osnabruck on 1 July 1972. The districts ...