Alfter

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Alfter
Coat of arms of Alfter
Coat of arms
Alfter is located in Germany
Alfter
Alfter
Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Rolf Schumacher (CDU)
Area
 • Total 34.73 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 22,941
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53347
Dialling codes 02222, 0228
Vehicle registration SU
Website www.alfter.de

Alfter is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km west of Bonn.

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The community of Alfter lies west of former capital of Bonn, on the southern Ridge of the "Vorgebirge". It borders along the city of Bornheim (Alfter being more in the south), Bonn lying to the east, and North of the cities (Rheinland) of Meckenheim and Rheinbach. To the west lays the community of Swistal. Alfter consists of a total area of 35 km², of which 18 km² is used for agricultural purposes and 8 km² is forest.

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