Nippes, Cologne

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Nippes (Template:Lang-de) is the Fifth city district (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne, Germany. Nippes was merged into the city of Cologne in 1888, the district was formed in 1975. In Niehl, the North-eastern part of the district lies the large Ford Europe production plant.

The district borders with the Cologne districts of Chorweiler to the North, Mülheim to the East, Innenstadt to the South and Ehrenfeld to the South-West.

Subdivisions

Nippes consists of seven Stadtteile (city parts):

# City part Population (2009) Area (km²) Pop. per km² map
501 Nippes 33,948 2,99 11,351 District map of Nippes
502 Mauenheim 5,641 0,49 11,543
503 Riehl 11,173 2,39 4,674
504 Niehl 18,249 12,1 1,512
505 Weidenpesch 13,566 3,91 3,469
506 Longerich 13,536 6,14 2,203
507 Bilderstöckchen 15,028 3,76 3,992
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Transportation

Template:Main Nippes is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train station include Köln-Nippes, Köln Geldernstraße/Parkgürtel and Köln-Longerich, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn line 12, 15, 16 and 18. The Bundesautobahn 57 connects Nippes with the Cologne Beltway.

Rhine bridges

Notable people

  • Heinrich Eduard Miesen (* 1913; † 4. August 1947) news-reporter, publisher and German resistance fighter
  • Fritz Schramma (* 1947), mayor of Cologne from 2000 until 2009
  • Gaby Köster (* 1961), actress and cabaretist
  • Fatih Çevikkollu (* 1972), cabaretist

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