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File:Düsseldorf Stadtteil Derendorf.svg
map of Düsseldorf, showing Derendorf (in red) within District 1 (in pink)

Derendorf is a borough of Düsseldorf, Germany. It is located north of Pempelfort and the central district, west of Rath, south of Kaiserswerth.

Derendorf has an area of 3.34 km2. By 2006, 18.325 people live there. The median age is about 43 years.

Derendorf was mentioned as a settlement first time in 1100. In 1384 Derendorf became a part of Düsseldorf. There has been a slaughterhouse in Derendorf since 1602. The main growth of Derendorf was in the time of Industrial Revolution.

Derendorf is traditionally an industrial area of Düsseldorf, inhabited mostly by a working-class population. The steelworks of Rheinmetall, the slaughterhouse and the brewery Schlösser are located here .

Many inhabitants of Derendorf are immigrants from Turkey, and the borough houses the central mosque of the Muslims in Düsseldorf.

See also

  • Düsseldorf-Derendorf station



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