Niederkassel

Niederkassel is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with a population of around 37,000 people. It is situated on the right bank of the Rhine, approx. 10 km (6 mi) north-east of Bonn and 15 km (9 mi) south-east of Cologne. Niederkassel is subdivided into seven quarters (from the south to the north): Mondorf, Rheidt, Niederkassel, Uckendorf, Stockem, Lülsdorf and Ranzel. People can walk next to the river Rhine in Lülsdorf, Niederkassel and Rheidt.

Niederkassel

Coat of arms
Location of Niederkassel within Rhein-Sieg-Kreis district
Niederkassel
Niederkassel
Coordinates: 50°49′N 7°02′E
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRhein-Sieg-Kreis
Subdivisions7
Government
  MayorStephan Vehreschild (CDU)
Area
  Total35.79 km2 (13.82 sq mi)
Elevation
55 m (180 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total38,218
  Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
53859
Dialling codes02208; 0228
Vehicle registrationSU
Websitewww.niederkassel.de

International relations

Twin towns – sister cities

Niederkassel is twinned with:[2]

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Ernst Dickmanns (born 1936), German pioneer of dynamic computer vision and of driverless cars, robotics engineer, aerospace engineer
  • Stephan Engels, (born 1960), football player and coach
  • Sascha Stegemann (born 1984), football referee

References

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. "Partnerstädte". niederkassel.de (in German). Niederkassel. Retrieved 2019-12-04.


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