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|• Mayor||Michael Syré (CDU)|
|• Total||24.07 km2 (9.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||115 m (377 ft)|
|• Density||690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Website||www.bendorf.de - http://www.bendorf-rhein.de|
Structure of the city
The city has the following neighbourhoods:
Since the 18th century Bendorf was dominated by mining and the metallurgical industry. The most imposing relic of this era is the “Sayner Hütte” (Sayn mine works). The ores of the Bendorfer mine works came from the iron ore mine “Trierischer Loh”. The Rhine port Bendorf dates from 1900. In addition to the handling of clay and basalt the port's largest is the place of the largest oil storage between Mainz and Cologne.
Today, the former industrial city is home to many retail stores. The advertising community, "Bendorf Focus" is an association of traders of the city of Bendorf, which has is aimed at the improvement of the local economy.
The FM radio transmitter Bendorf Vierwindenhöhe is located on the mountain “Vierwindenhöhe”.
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