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Germany: Nordrhein-Westfalen

State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Governmental Districts

The population of the administrative districts of North Rhine-Westphalia according to census results and latest official estimates.

NameStatusCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Census (C)
1987-05-25
Population
Estimate (E)
1995-12-31
Population
Estimate (E)
2001-12-31
Population
Census (C)
2011-05-09
Population
Estimate (E)
2020-12-31
 
GermanyFed RepBerlin357,58777,718,00081,817,49982,440,30980,219,69583,155,031
ArnsbergGDistArnsberg8,0123,605,0663,827,4803,803,3273,575,2073,571,053801200
DetmoldGDistDetmold6,5251,793,3592,012,9082,063,2442,029,1242,054,178652500
DüsseldorfGDistDüsseldorf5,2925,068,1265,290,5845,255,3285,076,8645,200,090529200
KölnGDistKöln7,3643,856,1024,188,5834,309,9534,285,8614,475,530736400
MünsterGDistMünster6,9182,389,1922,573,4902,620,2402,571,1952,624,719691800
Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]BLDüsseldorf34,11216,711,84517,893,04518,052,09217,538,25117,925,5703411200

Major Cities

 NamePopulation
Estimate (E)
2020-12-31
1Köln1,083,498
2Düsseldorf620,523
3Dortmund587,696
4Essen582,415
5Duisburg495,885
6Bochum364,454
7Wuppertal355,004
8Bielefeld333,509
9Bonn330,579
10Münster316,403

Contents: Cities & Communes

The population of all cities and communes in North Rhine-Westphalia with more than 15,000 inhabitants according to census results and latest official estimates.

Cities and communes within the boundaries of 31 December 2020.

NameStatusPopulation
Census (C)
1987-05-25
Population
Estimate (E)
1995-12-31
Population
Estimate (E)
2001-12-31
Population
Census (C)
2011-05-09
Population
Estimate (E)
2020-12-31
Area 
Aachen [Aix-la-Chapelle]City229,740247,923245,778236,420248,87816085
AhausCity29,85034,70837,53338,33139,40415124
AhlenCity52,65755,78555,48152,28052,63512313
AlfterCom16,38919,35121,35022,83923,4673477
AlsdorfCity46,45446,14746,34446,56747,3303168
AltenaCity23,19824,02621,83118,21816,5274442
ArnsbergCity74,09178,97277,39674,38373,48719372
AschebergCom12,38113,96514,92315,10315,58010632
AttendornCity21,57023,88824,68824,46324,3309792
Bad BerleburgCity20,17021,28921,13519,75418,84727552
Bad DriburgCity16,58219,12219,60818,63918,90211530
Bad HonnefCity21,64724,46225,03824,52325,7594814
Bad LippspringeCity11,89114,56614,83514,96816,4085101
Bad MünstereifelCity15,23017,71818,56017,45117,38715083
Bad OeynhausenCity44,03649,01449,85048,62348,5356483
Bad SalzuflenCity50,58855,02955,08852,28554,16610005
BaesweilerCity23,67325,70727,48526,36327,3192784
BeckumCity35,87738,16638,01836,11636,63711146
BedburgCity20,63423,21924,45723,03723,7438042
BergheimCity54,54560,61063,59158,92261,7499634
Bergisch GladbachCity100,589105,478105,569108,878111,6368309
BergkamenCity47,66051,83852,95549,01148,9194490
BergneustadtCity17,94920,77220,80918,79918,5023789
BielefeldCityCR305,566324,066323,373326,870333,50925883
BlombergCity14,32716,78617,56015,72115,0939910
BocholtCity67,02870,42472,70171,25671,06111940
BochumCityCR386,271400,395390,087362,286364,45414566
BönenCom18,00218,81719,34918,01818,1263804
BonnCityCR276,653291,431306,016305,765330,57914106
BorkenCity34,22838,67540,58241,61442,65015297
BornheimCity34,21140,18046,30446,20748,3488269
BottropCityCR114,640120,642120,780117,311117,38810062
BrakelCity14,89317,49317,84016,85316,12517392
BrilonCity24,21827,25827,32025,90925,33622916
BrüggenCom13,11314,92915,87715,48915,9346120
BrühlCity40,74343,65343,85043,56843,6733612
BündeCity39,08343,18644,74945,49745,3765930
BurbachCom13,40514,80715,07614,50214,9137972
BürenCity17,47321,61922,19421,72421,45217099
BurscheidCity16,33418,28919,29318,07818,5272733
Castrop-RauxelCity77,08179,16078,47174,62973,1265168
CoesfeldCity31,78834,74736,26435,81536,18214136
DattelnCity36,50437,71237,21034,48134,7146610
DelbrückCity22,64527,70029,42930,41432,03915728
DetmoldCity65,50273,34373,77173,74374,09712939
DinslakenCity62,45869,14871,00567,85367,3384766
DormagenCity54,79061,15563,29562,20864,5008550
DorstenCity73,74480,73581,29376,86074,51517120
DortmundCityCR584,089598,840589,240571,143587,69628071
DrensteinfurtCity11,60313,29814,67515,17615,54010660
DuisburgCityCR525,378535,250512,030488,468495,88523280
DülmenCity38,85144,27746,92346,38846,70618483
DürenCity82,85790,27492,29288,78991,2728500
Düsseldorf [Dusseldorf]CityCR563,531571,030570,765586,291620,52321741
EitorfCom15,59118,03119,59918,76218,7286990
ElsdorfCity18,60521,34321,74020,81821,7456617
Emmerich am RheinCity27,92429,28529,00529,91830,8698040
EmsdettenCity31,00733,66535,23535,23636,0687206
EngelskirchenCom18,38020,44220,82919,36819,2976303
EngerCity16,29118,92520,00720,43920,4694124
EnnepetalCity33,59834,22433,55930,40030,1175777
EnnigerlohCity19,19220,55220,78619,66219,55412556
ErftstadtCity43,93948,71750,99849,23050,06011989
ErkelenzCity35,99242,28143,36442,93143,27511734
ErkrathCity44,95849,57248,54743,69043,8782688
ErwitteCity13,41014,98215,72515,56916,1178941
EschweilerCity53,05856,17155,25754,67156,1727575
EspelkampCity22,04927,00426,88324,80524,6768421
EssenCityCR623,427614,861591,889566,201582,41521034
EuskirchenCity47,05052,20554,04755,41458,46613949
FinnentropCom16,73418,29918,56217,17216,85410442
FrechenCity42,34845,58347,38249,65751,9474506
FreudenbergCity16,43818,09418,31518,02417,7295460
Fröndenberg/RuhrCity20,42922,14523,05420,92820,5665623
GeilenkirchenCity21,39326,54928,13726,24027,5188316
GeldernCity28,14731,70933,23232,87133,7609697
GelsenkirchenCityCR287,508291,164276,740258,766259,10510494
GescherCity14,61916,09516,93216,86917,2468084
GesekeCity16,95819,17020,21920,71821,4229789
GevelsbergCity32,45633,76933,55231,22730,7332634
GladbeckCity78,34379,60577,46073,97475,5183597
GochCity29,28231,18633,03332,70834,53111543
GrefrathCom13,84815,44716,04014,94614,7593098
GrevenCity29,51233,21634,50734,65937,70914026
GrevenbroichCity58,61163,60465,03961,74163,94110242
Gronau (Westf.)City39,31843,52945,29045,49448,5767882
GummersbachCity48,25053,14953,35549,95150,9789541
GüterslohCity81,80492,84295,45994,172100,66411202
HaanCity28,48929,88829,60729,57430,2632419
HagenCityCR209,363212,003202,060187,944188,68716045
Halle (Westf.)City18,16119,50220,72821,02921,4486970
Haltern am SeeCity32,75835,58736,95637,31537,84515903
HalverCity15,32217,16817,62716,47416,1087723
HammCityCR171,170183,408183,805176,037178,96722643
HamminkelnCity23,28526,48027,20926,35026,96216453
HarsewinkelCity18,74122,61623,70323,79925,33810059
HattingenCity55,88058,65058,02354,25354,2787166
HeiligenhausCity28,85129,48728,40225,56026,3012752
HeinsbergCity36,10939,85241,48340,94942,4769221
HemerCity32,91435,93437,35535,22533,8636766
Hennef (Sieg)City29,96838,11543,53444,77047,54410589
HerdeckeCity25,23826,27826,00122,90922,6532239
HerfordCity60,93565,91965,09765,21366,4957915
HerneCityCR174,238179,897174,018155,160156,9405142
HertenCity67,80669,18366,49561,50561,8603733
Herzebrock-ClarholzCom12,62614,89815,94415,90016,0957928
HerzogenrathCity43,09445,93546,93246,56446,2253338
HiddenhausenCom19,16620,47421,07119,78619,7242387
HilchenbachCity15,43916,57116,50615,38714,6468112
HildenCity53,26255,08656,61554,39055,2742595
HilleCom14,25615,85716,62216,02715,37810299
HolzwickedeCom15,87817,41417,73916,75516,9642236
Horn-Bad MeinbergCity16,31818,66418,69617,36417,2459015
HörstelCity15,30517,40119,60219,66020,33510754
HövelhofCom12,59915,16715,87215,64216,2227074
HöxterCity31,97233,56032,99830,16528,50915816
HückelhovenCity33,67236,75639,30838,92740,4256127
HückeswagenCity14,75916,01616,54015,25614,8105052
HürthCity48,37652,35154,09555,08259,5255122
IbbenbürenCity43,24347,42149,48550,56951,52610887
IserlohnCity92,18399,34198,86594,63091,81512549
JüchenCity20,50922,21622,56922,16223,5167187
JülichCity30,36732,06133,94031,83432,3369039
KaarstCity39,20841,78842,37941,90143,6153739
KamenCity44,00246,97746,34843,81542,8754095
Kamp-LintfortCity37,43340,43539,95937,29937,6356314
KempenCity31,78936,09336,08535,07534,5376880
KerpenCity53,60861,99863,65263,27365,80211396
KevelaerCity22,42825,73727,31927,50927,95510064
KierspeCity14,86417,54118,29916,36316,0897191
KirchlengernCom14,23815,58916,33516,18916,0813378
KleveCity44,10648,34449,03147,43852,3599776
Köln [Cologne]CityCR928,309965,697967,9401,005,7751,083,49840501
KönigswinterCity33,78337,34139,48240,02541,1227620
KorschenbroichCity27,09431,74033,86232,02533,4845526
KrefeldCityCR232,261249,606239,559222,247226,84413778
KreuzauCom14,87016,98918,23417,12317,4224173
KreuztalCity29,37032,24332,12730,75430,9657107
KürtenCom16,52218,77119,67919,53119,7166729
LageCity31,37535,93136,15734,82434,8857604
Langenfeld (Rheinland)City50,29756,67658,75756,82959,1124115
Leichlingen (Rheinland)City24,70326,36626,93427,47827,8853726
LemgoCity38,15141,40342,18841,03240,45610085
LengerichCity20,21521,80222,25921,82822,5119079
LennestadtCity25,90127,65028,04626,47325,14013559
LeopoldshöheCom12,69915,30916,39615,92216,3823693
LeverkusenCityCR154,692162,252160,829158,984163,9057887
LindlarCom18,11520,80422,51721,25221,4308588
LippstadtCity60,10266,63667,23165,88667,79311368
LohmarCity25,29429,50930,93629,47530,3166562
LöhneCity36,74641,24641,58039,67139,8715951
LübbeckeCity22,19125,30125,93725,47325,5736504
LüdenscheidCity74,63581,83780,50973,76271,9118702
LüdinghausenCity19,03621,56923,33323,54424,81014054
LünenCity84,66491,59292,00586,01085,8385939
MarlCity89,06392,96592,62884,78284,3128776
MarsbergCity20,77223,05822,38220,42819,48818222
MechernichCity21,91024,57526,46026,73627,98613648
MeckenheimCity20,86824,55825,44023,56324,7413484
MeerbuschCity50,24054,20655,17254,31356,4796440
MeinerzhagenCity18,31821,55422,03121,07320,52911569
Menden (Sauerland)City54,05858,42459,18354,49552,4528610
MeschedeCity31,11032,59032,64530,74529,69621852
MettmannCity37,22038,81239,12537,97238,7494256
MindenCity75,03182,97182,89880,12181,59210112
MoersCity100,872107,095107,421104,009103,4876768
MönchengladbachCityCR249,587266,702262,963255,188259,66517047
Monheim am RheinCity39,98543,81143,68540,28041,2792305
Mülheim an der RuhrCityCR176,423176,530172,332166,865170,9219128
MünsterCityCR246,186265,061267,197289,576316,40330328
NetphenCity21,95924,89725,03823,32623,03313739
NettetalCity37,74040,34842,08541,41742,4388387
Neukirchen-VluynCity25,38627,57128,56627,03327,5324350
Neunkirchen-SeelscheidCom15,56618,50820,32819,78019,6985062
NeussCity142,178148,796150,957150,568153,1099952
NiederkasselCity28,24331,20135,07736,49638,5123579
NiederkrüchtenCom10,73612,86214,74914,96314,9486707
NottulnCom14,45717,82319,59919,16019,6368567
NümbrechtCom12,34716,52617,00916,70017,0687178
OberhausenCityCR220,286224,397221,619210,216209,5667709
OchtrupCity16,87318,17618,97718,87619,67310563
OdenthalCom12,81113,90915,12014,82415,0313987
OeldeCity27,03328,84729,40628,94029,13310277
Oer-ErkenschwickCity27,60730,30230,51630,86131,5323866
OerlinghausenCity14,75717,16517,43516,68417,0653269
OlpeCity22,71024,60525,37124,82224,5938588
OlsbergCity14,46416,26716,23315,05714,43211800
OverathCity22,55325,31926,41026,96827,1246888
PaderbornCity110,715133,717140,869142,365151,86417959
PetershagenCity23,61926,14227,10326,10525,04521194
PlettenbergCity27,72629,51928,95926,23524,9789675
Porta WestfalicaCity33,78735,79436,27735,62335,73410522
PulheimCity47,85251,36553,44152,92954,6367215
RadevormwaldCity22,57924,35324,66822,51821,9635386
RahdenCity13,45214,85015,85615,63415,40413748
RatingenCity88,63189,53491,79386,96786,8998874
RecklinghausenCity119,991127,216124,587115,958110,7056650
ReesCity18,07520,01021,99521,52021,03010986
ReichshofCom15,36818,38519,88519,01718,50311466
RekenCom11,01512,75414,02714,32114,9657874
RemscheidCityCR120,132122,260118,753110,708111,5167452
Rheda-WiedenbrückCity36,82242,15545,23546,51548,6728672
RhedeCity16,38318,00618,77419,10219,3197890
RheinbachCity22,16124,73325,98626,37726,9496972
RheinbergCity26,15829,63831,71230,86730,9337524
RheineCity69,34874,58775,92572,74976,12314500
RietbergCity22,78226,43528,21428,56229,43211031
RösrathCity21,78324,28626,61327,49228,7593880
SalzkottenCity19,57222,21123,68024,43425,01310980
Sankt AugustinCity49,39655,06555,53953,85055,5903422
Schloß Holte-StukenbrockCity20,18323,24825,82926,38626,9436752
SchmallenbergCity24,47726,62026,53825,47524,80630310
SchwalmtalCom14,55117,11619,37019,06219,0124811
SchwelmCity29,52730,72930,35128,43528,5902050
SchwerteCity48,34450,73450,53446,74346,1245623
SelmCity23,89526,21427,38926,01725,8026041
SendenCom14,46218,79619,70319,97620,35810945
SiegburgCity33,63736,99837,86538,78041,6692366
SiegenCity106,384111,398108,39799,187101,94311469
SimmerathCom12,51114,52515,41515,12215,49811092
SoestCity40,20747,73048,36146,74247,2068581
SolingenCityCR159,103165,735165,032155,265159,1938954
SpengeCity14,04315,60115,79614,81214,4194035
SprockhövelCity23,85725,44226,41925,44424,7024794
StadtlohnCity17,07919,13920,40720,16420,2907925
SteinfurtCity30,06733,26834,05233,39234,43111167
SteinhagenCom16,48618,59119,74520,15720,4955641
Stolberg (Rhld.)City55,74758,20358,71856,20656,3779848
StraelenCity12,26514,51115,33715,36716,2487400
Sundern (Sauerland)City25,82429,36829,86428,56527,55419327
SwisttalCom16,34117,86517,95417,60418,7636222
TelgteCity16,55518,47219,37018,86619,8419090
TönisvorstCity23,17228,38530,47729,57429,2494434
TroisdorfCity60,07968,77873,28272,40874,9946200
Übach-PalenbergCity22,93323,84925,04924,22023,9062609
UnnaCity56,49966,47570,11759,14958,8168856
VelbertCity87,36689,78689,82381,30381,5647490
VerlCity18,50721,62623,76824,76625,3827137
VersmoldCity17,39619,68020,63420,89821,6978557
ViersenCity76,44577,33877,25974,94177,3769110
VlothoCity18,78020,52020,54419,23218,3847693
Voerde (Niederrhein)City34,87038,26938,93537,13436,0475349
VredenCity18,60720,74521,93122,40022,67613583
WachtbergCom16,56318,71619,16219,45120,3314968
WaldbrölCity14,76518,49019,21318,96419,5996332
WaltropCity28,12730,46630,43729,01729,4724709
WarburgCity21,88724,17824,21823,54722,92816884
WarendorfCity33,47636,99138,98836,98237,17317688
WarsteinCity28,13829,56629,00725,96624,52015805
WassenbergCity12,22914,28016,04416,94418,8304243
WegbergCity24,78426,98928,80027,86528,1308434
WeilerswistCom13,72215,31416,33715,46217,7225717
WendenCom15,99518,60419,65819,66519,4527256
WerdohlCity20,85622,22721,26518,43017,6603338
WerlCity27,06730,53331,81930,30330,7027635
WermelskirchenCity34,44737,12336,90734,93434,5977480
WerneCity28,05630,45630,77929,61429,5887614
WeselCity57,50761,60962,15160,33560,32912256
WesselingCity29,10133,51735,22434,99836,7312337
Wetter (Ruhr)City28,16029,33129,67527,93527,2693155
WiehlCity21,65125,36726,45525,27425,1995326
WillichCity40,30345,93250,85350,70850,2836780
WilnsdorfCom19,87421,63021,61820,46919,9757204
WindeckCom17,66619,89221,04818,93518,86910722
WipperfürthCity20,37322,40923,22721,66020,87511830
WittenCity102,902104,754103,15896,38295,8767240
WülfrathCity20,69022,04622,66921,21321,0033227
WuppertalCityCR365,662381,884364,784342,661355,00416839
WürselenCity33,49935,75836,73137,20638,4963439
XantenCity15,97418,90220,84121,24521,5217243
ZülpichCity16,94318,87819,67419,74520,44010101

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