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Where is Duisburg

Duisburg is a city in western Germany, located in the North Rhine-Westphalia region. It is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Ruhr rivers and is part of the larger Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, which is one of the most densely populated areas in Europe. Duisburg has a long history as an industrial and commercial center, with a focus on steel and manufacturing.

Being a significant inland port, Duisburg plays a crucial role in transportation and trade. The city is known for its industrial infrastructure, cultural institutions, and events. It is part of the larger Ruhr area, which has undergone significant transformation in recent years from heavy industry to a more diversified economy.

Duisburg Location Map, Germany

StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictUrban district
Coordinates51°26′05″N 6°45′45″E
Area232.82 km2 (89.89 sq mi)
Elevation31 m (102 ft)
Population 495,152
Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes47001-47279
Dialling codes203
Vehicle registrationDU