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Counties

All counties in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen).

NameStatusPopulation
estimate
1995-12-31
Population
estimate
2001-12-31
Population
census
2011-05-09
Population
estimate
2012-12-31
 
Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]State17,893,04518,052,09217,538,25117,554,329
BielefeldCity with County Rights324,066323,373326,870328,314
BochumCity with County Rights400,395390,087362,286362,213
BonnCity with County Rights291,431306,016305,765309,869
BorkenCounty342,688362,834363,755363,819
BottropCity with County Rights120,642120,780117,311116,498
CoesfeldCounty202,218216,805215,269215,087
DortmundCity with County Rights598,840589,240571,143572,087
DuisburgCity with County Rights535,250512,030488,468486,816
DürenCounty258,565271,074258,760258,651
DüsseldorfCity with County Rights571,030570,765586,291593,682
Ennepe-Ruhr-KreisCounty352,069349,988326,049324,223
EssenCity with County Rights614,861591,889566,201566,862
EuskirchenCounty182,177190,581187,940187,724
GelsenkirchenCity with County Rights291,164276,740258,766257,607
GüterslohCounty329,043347,954350,420351,624
HagenCity with County Rights212,003202,060187,944186,243
HammCity with County Rights183,408183,805176,037176,440
HeinsbergCounty238,627252,275248,161247,827
HerfordCounty250,768255,393250,704249,147
HerneCity with County Rights179,897174,018155,160154,563
HochsauerlandkreisCounty283,857281,480266,509263,720
HöxterCounty154,401155,518145,678143,709
KleveCounty288,071301,861300,989301,977
KölnCity with County Rights965,697967,9401,005,7751,024,373
KrefeldCity with County Rights249,606239,559222,247222,026
LeverkusenCity with County Rights162,252160,829158,984159,926
LippeCounty360,471364,990348,681346,496
Märkischer KreisCounty458,221457,079423,819419,976
MettmannCounty504,698509,023477,778477,397
Minden-LübbeckeCounty316,139323,055312,169309,990
MönchengladbachCity with County Rights266,702262,963255,188255,087
Mülheim an der RuhrCity with County Rights176,530172,332166,865166,654
MünsterCity with County Rights265,061267,197289,576296,599
Oberbergischer KreisCounty280,914289,518273,011271,332
OberhausenCity with County Rights224,397221,619210,216210,005
OlpeCounty138,115141,705136,491135,523
PaderbornCounty278,020292,961294,602296,135
RecklinghausenCounty662,931656,053619,382615,778
RemscheidCity with County Rights122,260118,753110,708109,352
Rhein-Erft-KreisCounty442,356458,430451,514454,792
Rheinisch-Bergischer KreisCounty269,541276,525278,183277,997
Rhein-Kreis NeussCounty435,656445,683437,393439,225
Rhein-Sieg-KreisCounty546,670583,051578,252580,588
Siegen-WittgensteinCounty299,336295,787276,834275,594
SoestCounty298,677307,809296,875296,029
SolingenCity with County Rights165,735165,032155,265155,316
Städteregion AachenCounty550,353553,714539,516542,833
SteinfurtCounty416,252437,545433,659434,170
UnnaCounty422,662430,269396,060392,940
ViersenCounty288,450302,795296,175295,448
WarendorfCounty272,534282,286273,477272,832
WeselCounty465,454476,240460,419458,329
WuppertalCity with County Rights381,884364,784342,661342,885

Contents: Cities and Communes

All cities and communes in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen).

Name StatusCountyPopulation
estimate
1995-12-31
Population
estimate
2001-12-31
Population
census
2011-05-09
Population
estimate
2012-12-31
 
Aachen [Aix-la-Chapelle]CityStädteregion Aachen247,923245,778236,420240,086
AhausCityBorken34,70837,53338,33138,578
AhlenCityWarendorf55,78555,48152,28051,877
AldenhovenCommuneDüren13,24713,91113,74013,709
AlfterCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis19,35121,35022,83922,941
AlpenCommuneWesel12,23512,65112,74712,629
AlsdorfCityStädteregion Aachen46,14746,34446,56746,326
AltenaCityMärkischer Kreis24,02621,83118,21817,869
AltenbekenCommunePaderborn8,5719,6389,2969,233
AltenbergeCommuneSteinfurt8,4459,6409,99910,041
AnröchteCommuneSoest10,42910,87710,42210,408
ArnsbergCityHochsauerlandkreis78,97277,39674,38373,897
AschebergCommuneCoesfeld13,96514,92315,10315,059
AttendornCityOlpe23,88824,68824,46324,399
AugustdorfCommuneLippe9,60710,1689,6499,533
Bad BerleburgCitySiegen-Wittgenstein21,28921,13519,75419,472
Bad DriburgCityHöxter19,12219,60818,63918,431
Bad HonnefCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis24,46225,03824,52324,832
Bad LaaspheCitySiegen-Wittgenstein15,57415,39514,18614,039
Bad LippspringeCityPaderborn14,56614,83514,96815,091
Bad MünstereifelCityEuskirchen17,71818,56017,45117,395
Bad OeynhausenCityMinden-Lübbecke49,01449,85048,62348,354
Bad SalzuflenCityLippe55,02955,08852,28552,180
Bad SassendorfCommuneSoest10,80011,31211,47811,523
Bad WünnenbergCityPaderborn11,67012,22112,10512,112
BaesweilerCityStädteregion Aachen25,70727,48526,36326,445
BalveCityMärkischer Kreis11,96712,18311,78911,566
BarntrupCityLippe9,6169,6519,0428,918
BeckumCityWarendorf38,16638,01836,11636,062
BedburgCityRhein-Erft-Kreis23,21924,45723,03722,930
Bedburg-HauCommuneKleve12,31512,36112,60912,625
BeelenCommuneWarendorf5,8006,2496,2846,300
BergheimCityRhein-Erft-Kreis60,61063,59158,92259,297
Bergisch GladbachCityRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis105,478105,569108,878109,138
BergkamenCityUnna51,83852,95549,01148,534
BergneustadtCityOberbergischer Kreis20,77220,80918,79918,897
BestwigCommuneHochsauerlandkreis12,14812,00011,43011,446
BeverungenCityHöxter15,70315,50613,86713,548
BielefeldCity with County RightsBielefeld324,066323,373326,870328,314
BillerbeckCityCoesfeld10,71911,37711,46011,460
BlankenheimCommuneEuskirchen8,2928,7708,6468,534
BlombergCityLippe16,78617,56015,72115,509
BocholtCityBorken70,42472,70171,25671,080
BochumCity with County RightsBochum400,395390,087362,286362,213
BönenCommuneUnna18,81719,34918,01818,023
BonnCity with County RightsBonn291,431306,016305,765309,869
BorchenCommunePaderborn12,33813,08513,18113,144
BorgentreichCityHöxter9,7439,8209,1339,002
BorgholzhausenCityGütersloh8,4638,7598,7188,633
BorkenCityBorken38,67540,58241,61441,455
BornheimCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis40,18046,30446,20746,365
BottropCity with County RightsBottrop120,642120,780117,311116,498
BrakelCityHöxter17,49317,84016,85316,722
BreckerfeldCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis8,8929,2509,0648,942
BrilonCityHochsauerlandkreis27,25827,32025,90925,644
BrüggenCommuneViersen14,92915,87715,48915,482
BrühlCityRhein-Erft-Kreis43,65343,85043,56843,875
BündeCityHerford43,18644,74945,49745,189
BurbachCommuneSiegen-Wittgenstein14,80715,07614,50214,453
BürenCityPaderborn21,61922,19421,72421,577
BurscheidCityRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis18,28919,29318,07818,120
Castrop-RauxelCityRecklinghausen79,16078,47174,62974,123
CoesfeldCityCoesfeld34,74736,26435,81535,693
DahlemCommuneEuskirchen4,1614,2774,1964,163
DattelnCityRecklinghausen37,71237,21034,48134,507
DelbrückCityPaderborn27,70029,42930,41430,542
DetmoldCityLippe73,34373,77173,74373,602
DinslakenCityWesel69,14871,00567,85367,379
DörentrupCommuneLippe8,5878,8248,2298,084
DormagenCityRhein-Kreis Neuss61,15563,29562,20862,379
DorstenCityRecklinghausen80,73581,29376,86076,030
DortmundCity with County RightsDortmund598,840589,240571,143572,087
DrensteinfurtCityWarendorf13,29814,67515,17615,122
DrolshagenCityOlpe12,03912,31311,82711,787
DuisburgCity with County RightsDuisburg535,250512,030488,468486,816
DülmenCityCoesfeld44,27746,92346,38846,071
DürenCityDüren90,27492,29288,78988,768
Düsseldorf [Dusseldorf]City with County RightsDüsseldorf571,030570,765586,291593,682
EitorfCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis18,03119,59918,76218,665
ElsdorfCityRhein-Erft-Kreis21,34321,74020,81820,781
Emmerich am RheinCityKleve29,28529,00529,91830,038
EmsdettenCitySteinfurt33,66535,23535,23635,448
EngelskirchenCommuneOberbergischer Kreis20,44220,82919,36819,269
EngerCityHerford18,92520,00720,43920,285
EnnepetalCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis34,22433,55930,40029,931
EnnigerlohCityWarendorf20,55220,78619,66219,558
EnseCommuneSoest10,86912,45912,33612,255
ErftstadtCityRhein-Erft-Kreis48,71750,99849,23049,164
ErkelenzCityHeinsberg42,28143,36442,93142,901
ErkrathCityMettmann49,57248,54743,69043,786
ErndtebrückCommuneSiegen-Wittgenstein8,1167,7897,3157,242
ErwitteCitySoest14,98215,72515,56915,679
EschweilerCityStädteregion Aachen56,17155,25754,67154,775
Eslohe (Sauerland)CommuneHochsauerlandkreis9,3119,3449,0588,936
EspelkampCityMinden-Lübbecke27,00426,88324,80524,592
EssenCity with County RightsEssen614,861591,889566,201566,862
EuskirchenCityEuskirchen52,20554,04755,41455,502
EverswinkelCommuneWarendorf8,6849,2199,3829,326
ExtertalCommuneLippe13,40713,22711,85411,653
FinnentropCommuneOlpe18,29918,56217,17217,025
FrechenCityRhein-Erft-Kreis45,58347,38249,65750,607
FreudenbergCitySiegen-Wittgenstein18,09418,31518,02417,953
Fröndenberg/RuhrCityUnna22,14523,05420,92820,698
GangeltCommuneHeinsberg10,36711,21011,40411,452
GeilenkirchenCityHeinsberg26,54928,13726,24026,420
GeldernCityKleve31,70933,23232,87133,009
GelsenkirchenCity with County RightsGelsenkirchen291,164276,740258,766257,607
GescherCityBorken16,09516,93216,86916,889
GesekeCitySoest19,17020,21920,71820,588
GevelsbergCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis33,76933,55231,22731,080
GladbeckCityRecklinghausen79,60577,46073,97474,002
GochCityKleve31,18633,03332,70832,894
GrefrathCommuneViersen15,44716,04014,94614,863
GrevenCitySteinfurt33,21634,50734,65934,924
GrevenbroichCityRhein-Kreis Neuss63,60465,03961,74161,530
Gronau (Westf.)CityBorken43,52945,29045,49445,590
GummersbachCityOberbergischer Kreis53,14953,35549,95149,722
GüterslohCityGütersloh92,84295,45994,17294,973
HaanCityMettmann29,88829,60729,57429,848
HagenCity with County RightsHagen212,003202,060187,944186,243
HallenbergCityHochsauerlandkreis4,9974,7374,5074,435
Halle (Westf.)CityGütersloh19,50220,72821,02921,228
Haltern am SeeCityRecklinghausen35,58736,95637,31537,246
HalverCityMärkischer Kreis17,16817,62716,47416,300
HammCity with County RightsHamm183,408183,805176,037176,440
HamminkelnCityWesel26,48027,20926,35026,284
HarsewinkelCityGütersloh22,61623,70323,79923,862
HattingenCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis58,65058,02354,25354,286
HavixbeckCommuneCoesfeld10,71111,82811,54311,574
HeekCommuneBorken7,5787,9688,3568,459
HeidenCommuneBorken7,3758,0928,0898,050
HeiligenhausCityMettmann29,48728,40225,56025,502
HeimbachCityDüren4,6134,6594,4064,359
HeinsbergCityHeinsberg39,85241,48340,94940,913
HellenthalCommuneEuskirchen8,7588,7158,2488,168
HemerCityMärkischer Kreis35,93437,35535,22535,487
Hennef (Sieg)CityRhein-Sieg-Kreis38,11543,53444,77045,455
HerdeckeCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis26,27826,00122,90922,754
HerfordCityHerford65,91965,09765,21365,113
HerneCity with County RightsHerne179,897174,018155,160154,563
HerscheidCommuneMärkischer Kreis7,4927,6267,3637,228
HertenCityRecklinghausen69,18366,49561,50561,001
Herzebrock-ClarholzCommuneGütersloh14,89815,94415,90015,875
HerzogenrathCityStädteregion Aachen45,93546,93246,56446,478
HiddenhausenCommuneHerford20,47421,07119,78619,602
HilchenbachCitySiegen-Wittgenstein16,57116,50615,38715,189
HildenCityMettmann55,08656,61554,39054,736
HilleCommuneMinden-Lübbecke15,85716,62216,02715,900
HolzwickedeCommuneUnna17,41417,73916,75516,725
HopstenCommuneSteinfurt6,6427,6437,6317,510
Horn-Bad MeinbergCityLippe18,66418,69617,36417,182
HörstelCitySteinfurt17,40119,60219,66019,610
HorstmarCitySteinfurt6,3876,7096,4966,409
HövelhofCommunePaderborn15,16715,87215,64215,706
HöxterCityHöxter33,56032,99830,16529,812
HückelhovenCityHeinsberg36,75639,30838,92738,593
HückeswagenCityOberbergischer Kreis16,01616,54015,25615,139
HüllhorstCommuneMinden-Lübbecke12,65713,68713,17413,106
HünxeCommuneWesel13,63213,70613,54413,526
HürtgenwaldCommuneDüren8,4748,8808,6558,606
HürthCityRhein-Erft-Kreis52,35154,09555,08256,435
IbbenbürenCitySteinfurt47,42149,48550,56950,560
IndenCommuneDüren7,6247,6366,9366,922
IserlohnCityMärkischer Kreis99,34198,86594,63093,799
IsselburgCityBorken10,64410,97410,92610,819
IssumCommuneKleve11,79312,18111,87611,801
JüchenCommuneRhein-Kreis Neuss22,21622,56922,16222,379
JülichCityDüren32,06133,94031,83432,044
KaarstCityRhein-Kreis Neuss41,78842,37941,90142,156
KalkarCityKleve12,56013,86513,74313,727
KallCommuneEuskirchen11,19411,82911,38311,306
KalletalCommuneLippe15,79115,78614,24914,006
KamenCityUnna46,97746,34843,81543,496
Kamp-LintfortCityWesel40,43539,95937,29937,093
KempenCityViersen36,09336,08535,07534,825
KerkenCommuneKleve12,06012,61612,52712,481
KerpenCityRhein-Erft-Kreis61,99863,65263,27363,650
KevelaerCityKleve25,73727,31927,50927,565
KierspeCityMärkischer Kreis17,54118,29916,36316,139
KirchhundemCommuneOlpe13,03013,06712,06911,938
KirchlengernCommuneHerford15,58916,33516,18916,040
KleveCityKleve48,34449,03147,43847,826
Köln [Cologne]City with County RightsKöln965,697967,9401,005,7751,024,373
KönigswinterCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis37,34139,48240,02539,908
KorschenbroichCityRhein-Kreis Neuss31,74033,86232,02532,193
KranenburgCommuneKleve8,5269,45710,17410,191
KrefeldCity with County RightsKrefeld249,606239,559222,247222,026
KreuzauCommuneDüren16,98918,23417,12317,163
KreuztalCitySiegen-Wittgenstein32,24332,12730,75430,827
KürtenCommuneRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis18,77119,67919,53119,489
LadbergenCommuneSteinfurt6,0586,4556,3726,382
LaerCommuneSteinfurt5,9996,3146,4856,467
LageCityLippe35,93136,15734,82434,636
LangenbergCommuneGütersloh7,7198,1968,1518,113
Langenfeld (Rheinland)CityMettmann56,67658,75756,82956,993
LangerweheCommuneDüren12,99913,85613,44013,469
LegdenCommuneBorken6,0036,6636,9396,936
Leichlingen (Rheinland)CityRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis26,36626,93427,47827,437
LemgoCityLippe41,40342,18841,03240,808
LengerichCitySteinfurt21,80222,25921,82821,867
LennestadtCityOlpe27,65028,04626,47326,139
LeopoldshöheCommuneLippe15,30916,39615,92215,930
LeverkusenCity with County RightsLeverkusen162,252160,829158,984159,926
LichtenauCityPaderborn10,46111,13810,47310,528
LienenCommuneSteinfurt8,5759,0178,5778,542
LindlarCommuneOberbergischer Kreis20,80422,51721,25221,071
LinnichCityDüren13,69713,89812,54912,594
LippetalCommuneSoest12,08112,64711,95911,866
LippstadtCitySoest66,63667,23165,88666,100
LohmarCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis29,50930,93629,47529,550
LöhneCityHerford41,24641,58039,67139,479
LotteCommuneSteinfurt11,59413,12213,72813,848
LübbeckeCityMinden-Lübbecke25,30125,93725,47325,467
LüdenscheidCityMärkischer Kreis81,83780,50973,76273,336
LüdinghausenCityCoesfeld21,56923,33323,54423,569
LügdeCityLippe12,00311,60310,2099,990
LünenCityUnna91,59292,00586,01084,798
MarienheideCommuneOberbergischer Kreis13,03213,49113,68713,595
MarienmünsterCityHöxter5,2335,4585,3565,230
MarlCityRecklinghausen92,96592,62884,78284,055
MarsbergCityHochsauerlandkreis23,05822,38220,42820,110
MechernichCityEuskirchen24,57526,46026,73626,776
MeckenheimCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis24,55825,44023,56323,574
MedebachCityHochsauerlandkreis8,2008,3457,9707,876
MeerbuschCityRhein-Kreis Neuss54,20655,17254,31354,592
MeinerzhagenCityMärkischer Kreis21,55422,03121,07320,814
Menden (Sauerland)CityMärkischer Kreis58,42459,18354,49553,876
MerzenichCommuneDüren8,8739,9959,8359,911
MeschedeCityHochsauerlandkreis32,59032,64530,74530,358
MetelenCommuneSteinfurt6,1776,3136,3976,355
MettingenCommuneSteinfurt11,78312,51011,83011,708
MettmannCityMettmann38,81239,12537,97237,564
MindenCityMinden-Lübbecke82,97182,89880,12179,853
MoersCityWesel107,095107,421104,009103,504
MöhneseeCommuneSoest10,11411,16411,04110,916
MönchengladbachCity with County RightsMönchengladbach266,702262,963255,188255,087
Monheim am RheinCityMettmann43,81143,68540,28040,205
MonschauCityStädteregion Aachen12,54113,00212,08511,967
MorsbachCommuneOberbergischer Kreis11,16911,52010,56510,435
MuchCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis13,88314,88914,11914,106
Mülheim an der RuhrCity with County RightsMülheim an der Ruhr176,530172,332166,865166,654
MünsterCity with County RightsMünster265,061267,197289,576296,599
Nachrodt-WiblingwerdeCommuneMärkischer Kreis6,9646,9836,7246,608
NetphenCitySiegen-Wittgenstein24,89725,03823,32623,185
NettersheimCommuneEuskirchen7,2987,8827,5637,475
NettetalCityViersen40,34842,08541,41741,438
NeuenkirchenCommuneSteinfurt12,47313,61013,69813,578
NeuenradeCityMärkischer Kreis12,00912,37712,15612,011
Neukirchen-VluynCityWesel27,57128,56627,03326,924
NeunkirchenCommuneSiegen-Wittgenstein14,71714,39113,93013,724
Neunkirchen-SeelscheidCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis18,50820,32819,78019,537
NeussCityRhein-Kreis Neuss148,796150,957150,568151,486
NideggenCityDüren9,67510,7299,8779,864
NiederkasselCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis31,20135,07736,49636,734
NiederkrüchtenCommuneViersen12,86214,74914,96315,008
NiederzierCommuneDüren13,17614,23513,75813,714
NieheimCityHöxter7,1147,0496,5786,382
NordkirchenCommuneCoesfeld9,28310,0889,6629,483
NordwaldeCommuneSteinfurt9,0719,4079,3689,354
NörvenichCommuneDüren10,76011,62810,57510,412
NottulnCommuneCoesfeld17,82319,59919,16019,295
NümbrechtCommuneOberbergischer Kreis16,52617,00916,70016,598
OberhausenCity with County RightsOberhausen224,397221,619210,216210,005
OchtrupCitySteinfurt18,17618,97718,87619,077
OdenthalCommuneRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis13,90915,12014,82414,764
OeldeCityWarendorf28,84729,40628,94028,983
Oer-ErkenschwickCityRecklinghausen30,30230,51630,86130,503
OerlinghausenCityLippe17,16517,43516,68416,654
OlfenCityCoesfeld9,93611,84512,08412,134
OlpeCityOlpe24,60525,37124,82224,663
OlsbergCityHochsauerlandkreis16,26716,23315,05714,786
OstbevernCommuneWarendorf8,68610,10910,62410,537
OverathCityRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis25,31926,41026,96826,809
PaderbornCityPaderborn133,717140,869142,365143,575
PetershagenCityMinden-Lübbecke26,14227,10326,10525,662
PlettenbergCityMärkischer Kreis29,51928,95926,23525,968
Porta WestfalicaCityMinden-Lübbecke35,79436,27735,62335,347
Preußisch OldendorfCityMinden-Lübbecke12,50013,41712,74112,593
PulheimCityRhein-Erft-Kreis51,36553,44152,92953,080
RadevormwaldCityOberbergischer Kreis24,35324,66822,51822,236
RaesfeldCommuneBorken10,51011,10911,14011,102
RahdenCityMinden-Lübbecke14,85015,85615,63415,509
RatingenCityMettmann89,53491,79386,96786,821
ReckeCommuneSteinfurt10,86911,69411,37811,259
RecklinghausenCityRecklinghausen127,216124,587115,958115,385
ReesCityKleve20,01021,99521,52021,300
ReichshofCommuneOberbergischer Kreis18,38519,88519,01718,765
RekenCommuneBorken12,75414,02714,32114,320
RemscheidCity with County RightsRemscheid122,260118,753110,708109,352
Rheda-WiedenbrückCityGütersloh42,15545,23546,51546,858
RhedeCityBorken18,00618,77419,10219,052
RheinbachCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis24,73325,98626,37726,639
RheinbergCityWesel29,63831,71230,86730,684
RheineCitySteinfurt74,58775,92572,74973,285
RheurdtCommuneKleve5,9836,4746,6616,670
RietbergCityGütersloh26,43528,21428,56228,583
RödinghausenCommuneHerford9,30810,2149,8659,723
RoetgenCommuneStädteregion Aachen7,4438,0528,3128,231
RommerskirchenCommuneRhein-Kreis Neuss12,15112,41012,47512,510
RosendahlCommuneCoesfeld10,39210,92210,53410,716
RösrathCityRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis24,28626,61327,49227,561
RuppichterothCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis9,48410,23810,28810,234
RüthenCitySoest11,70911,49010,63510,448
SaerbeckCommuneSteinfurt5,6336,6367,1577,055
SalzkottenCityPaderborn22,21123,68024,43424,627
Sankt AugustinCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis55,06555,53953,85054,109
SassenbergCityWarendorf12,05713,69113,98113,943
SchalksmühleCommuneMärkischer Kreis12,21811,98610,88210,665
SchermbeckCommuneWesel13,09413,62413,33713,408
Schieder-SchwalenbergCityLippe9,6369,5238,9938,868
SchlangenCommuneLippe8,1948,9178,8818,943
SchleidenCityEuskirchen13,78414,03013,09612,892
Schloß Holte-StukenbrockCityGütersloh23,24825,82926,38626,329
SchmallenbergCityHochsauerlandkreis26,62026,53825,47525,149
SchöppingenCommuneBorken6,3798,2136,8827,136
SchwalmtalCommuneViersen17,11619,37019,06218,895
SchwelmCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis30,72930,35128,43528,139
SchwerteCityUnna50,73450,53446,74346,376
SelfkantCommuneHeinsberg8,9809,5739,9489,916
SelmCityUnna26,21427,38926,01725,697
SendenCommuneCoesfeld18,79619,70319,97620,033
SendenhorstCityWarendorf12,25213,13912,83412,853
SiegburgCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis36,99837,86538,78039,103
SiegenCitySiegen-Wittgenstein111,398108,39799,18799,261
SimmerathCommuneStädteregion Aachen14,52515,41515,12215,015
SoestCitySoest47,73048,36146,74246,685
SolingenCity with County RightsSolingen165,735165,032155,265155,316
SonsbeckCommuneWesel7,3468,4608,6668,655
SpengeCityHerford15,60115,79614,81214,681
SprockhövelCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis25,44226,41925,44425,230
StadtlohnCityBorken19,13920,40720,16420,069
SteinfurtCitySteinfurt33,26834,05233,39233,327
SteinhagenCommuneGütersloh18,59119,74520,15720,197
SteinheimCityHöxter13,29614,00813,10712,848
StemwedeCommuneMinden-Lübbecke14,04914,52513,84313,607
Stolberg (Rhld.)CityStädteregion Aachen58,20358,71856,20656,089
StraelenCityKleve14,51115,33715,36715,578
SüdlohnCommuneBorken8,4608,6988,8828,902
Sundern (Sauerland)CityHochsauerlandkreis29,36829,86428,56528,165
SwisttalCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis17,86517,95417,60417,497
TecklenburgCitySteinfurt9,1599,4228,8248,839
TelgteCityWarendorf18,47219,37018,86618,879
TitzCommuneDüren8,2698,4988,2898,181
TönisvorstCityViersen28,38530,47729,57429,322
TroisdorfCityRhein-Sieg-Kreis68,77873,28272,40872,784
Übach-PalenbergCityHeinsberg23,84925,04924,22024,052
UedemCommuneKleve7,7338,3538,2178,082
UnnaCityUnna66,47570,11759,14959,015
VelbertCityMettmann89,78689,82381,30380,902
VelenCityBorken11,66412,94012,99012,987
VerlCityGütersloh21,62623,76824,76624,892
VersmoldCityGütersloh19,68020,63420,89820,817
VettweißCommuneDüren7,8348,6838,9548,935
ViersenCityViersen77,33877,25974,94174,952
VlothoCityHerford20,52020,54419,23219,035
Voerde (Niederrhein)CityWesel38,26938,93537,13436,729
VredenCityBorken20,74521,93122,40022,395
WachtbergCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis18,71619,16219,45119,786
WachtendonkCommuneKleve7,1857,6267,8047,884
WaderslohCommuneWarendorf12,94413,15512,35012,386
WaldbrölCityOberbergischer Kreis18,49019,21318,96418,947
WaldfeuchtCommuneHeinsberg8,7249,3078,7338,734
WaltropCityRecklinghausen30,46630,43729,01728,926
WarburgCityHöxter24,17824,21823,54723,391
WarendorfCityWarendorf36,99138,98836,98237,006
WarsteinCitySoest29,56629,00725,96625,504
WassenbergCityHeinsberg14,28016,04416,94417,101
WeezeCommuneKleve9,1349,97610,04710,306
WegbergCityHeinsberg26,98928,80027,86527,745
WeilerswistCommuneEuskirchen15,31416,33715,46215,824
WelverCommuneSoest11,56312,84812,25312,126
WendenCommuneOlpe18,60419,65819,66519,572
WerdohlCityMärkischer Kreis22,22721,26518,43018,310
WerlCitySoest30,53331,81930,30330,455
WermelskirchenCityRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis37,12336,90734,93434,679
WerneCityUnna30,45630,77929,61429,578
Werther (Westf.)CityGütersloh11,26811,74011,36711,264
WeselCityWesel61,60962,15160,33560,241
WesselingCityRhein-Erft-Kreis33,51735,22434,99834,973
WesterkappelnCommuneSteinfurt10,63511,28710,94910,903
Wetter (Ruhr)CityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis29,33129,67527,93527,725
WettringenCommuneSteinfurt7,2167,7247,8017,822
Wickede (Ruhr)CommuneSoest12,49512,65011,56711,476
WiehlCityOberbergischer Kreis25,36726,45525,27425,266
WillebadessenCityHöxter8,9599,0138,4338,343
WillichCityViersen45,93250,85350,70850,663
WilnsdorfCommuneSiegen-Wittgenstein21,63021,61820,46920,249
WindeckCommuneRhein-Sieg-Kreis19,89221,04818,93518,769
WinterbergCityHochsauerlandkreis15,06814,67612,98212,918
WipperfürthCityOberbergischer Kreis22,40923,22721,66021,392
WittenCityEnnepe-Ruhr-Kreis104,754103,15896,38296,136
WülfrathCityMettmann22,04622,66921,21321,040
WuppertalCity with County RightsWuppertal381,884364,784342,661342,885
WürselenCityStädteregion Aachen35,75836,73137,20637,421
XantenCityWesel18,90220,84121,24521,273
ZülpichCityEuskirchen18,87819,67419,74519,689

Source: Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland (web).
The 2012 population estimates are based on the results of the 2011 census.
Communes and counties in the boundaries of 2013-09-31.