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Where is Solingen

Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, a state in western Germany. It is part of the Bergisches Land region and is located to the northeast of Cologne and Düsseldorf. Solingen is known for its historical significance in the manufacturing of blades, cutlery, and knives, earning it the nickname "City of Blades."

Solingen Location Map, Germany

StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictUrban district
Coordinates51°10′N 07°05′E
Area89.45 km2 (34.54 sq mi)
Highest elevation276 m (906 ft)
Lowest elevation53 m (174 ft)
Population 158,957
Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes42601-42719
Dialling codes212
Vehicle registrationSG