District 5, Düsseldorf

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District 5 (Template:Lang-de) is a northern city district of Düsseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Düsseldorf's International Airport is located in the district. It is the largest district by land area, but also the least populated. The district covers an area of 50,96 square kilometres and (as of December 2009) has about 32,500 inhabitants.

Stadtbezirk 5 borders with the Düsseldorf districts 1 and 6 to the South, and - via a shared border across the Rhine - district 4 to the South-West. To the West - also across the Rhine - it borders with Rhein-Kreis Neuss. Further it shares borders with the city of Duisburg to the North, and Kreis Mettmann to the East.

Subdivisions

District 5 is made up of six Stadtteile (city parts):

# City part Population (2009) Area (km²) Pop. per km²
051 Düsseldorf-Stockum 5,060 6,70 755
052 Düsseldorf-Lohausen 4,009 11,66 344
053 Düsseldorf-Kaiserswerth 7,897 4,71 1,677
054 Düsseldorf-Wittlaer 7,654 6,91 1,108
055 Düsseldorf-Angermund 6,005 13,30 452
056 Düsseldorf-Kalkum 1.890 7,62 248
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Places of interest

Arts, Culture and Entertainment

  • Kaiserswerth Imperial Palace, Kaiserswerth
  • Messegelände incl. multifunctional Esprit Arena, Stockum

Landmarks

  • St. Suitbertus, Kaiserswerth
  • Kalkum Palace, Kalkum

Parks and open spaces

  • Nordpark

Transportation

The district is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Düsseldorf International Airport is located in Lohausen, part of District 5. Stations include Düsseldorf Airport, Düsseldorf-Angermund and both Düsseldorf Stadtbahn light rail- and Rheinbahn tram-stations. The district can also be reached via Bundesautobahn 44, 52 and 59 as well as Bundesstraße 7 and 8.

Rhine bridges

See also

  • Districts of Düsseldorf
  • Rhine-Ruhr

References

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External links

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