Düsseldorf-Unterrath

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Unterrath is one of the 49 boroughs of the City of Düsseldorf, Germany and is located in the north of the municipality. It is in the neighbourhood of the Düsseldorf Airport.

Geography

It is bordering on Düsseldorf-Lohausen, Lichtenbroich, Rath, Mörsenbroich, Derendorf und Stockum. Unterrath has an area of 4,38 km².

Name and History

The royal court of the honschaft Rath was in Unterrath. In 1869, the Cartusian founded their first German convent in Unterrath. By its own wish, Unterrath became a part of Düsseldorf in 1909, together with Rath and Lichtenbroich.

In Unterrath there are factories of the Daimler automotive company. However, Unterrath is mainly a housing area.

See also

  • Düsseldorf-Unterrath station

References

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This article is based on a translation of an article from the German Wikipedia. Template:Düsseldorf Urban Districts

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