District 5, Düsseldorf

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Stadtbezirk 5
District of Düsseldorf
Aerial view of Messe Düsseldorf in Stockum. Visible in the background are Kaiserswerth (center) and Düsseldorf-Lohausen Airport (right)
Aerial view of Messe Düsseldorf in Stockum.
Visible in the background are Kaiserswerth (center) and Düsseldorf-Lohausen Airport (right)
Location of District 5 shown in red
Location of District 5 shown in red
Country  Germany
State  North Rhine-Westphalia
City Düsseldorf flag.jpg Düsseldorf
Area
 • Total 50.96 km2 (19.68 sq mi)
Population (December 2009[1])
 • Total 32,481
 • Density 637/km2 (1,650/sq mi)
St. Suitbertus in Kaiserswerth
Schloss Kalkum in Kalkum

District 5 (German: Stadtbezirk 5) is a northern city district of Düsseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Düsseldorf's International Airport is located in the district. It is the largest district by land area, but also the least populated. The district covers an area of 50,96 square kilometres and (as of December 2009) has about 32,500 inhabitants.

Stadtbezirk 5 borders with the Düsseldorf districts 1 and 6 to the South, and - via a shared border across the Rhine - district 4 to the South-West. To the West - also across the Rhine - it borders with Rhein-Kreis Neuss. Further it shares borders with the city of Duisburg to the North, and Kreis Mettmann to the East.

Subdivisions[edit]

District 5 is made up of six Stadtteile (city parts):

# City part Population (2009) Area (km²) Pop. per km²
051 Düsseldorf-Stockum 5,060 6,70 755
052 Düsseldorf-Lohausen 4,009 11,66 344
053 Düsseldorf-Kaiserswerth 7,897 4,71 1,677
054 Düsseldorf-Wittlaer 7,654 6,91 1,108
055 Düsseldorf-Angermund 6,005 13,30 452
056 Düsseldorf-Kalkum 1.890 7,62 248
source: Amt für Statistik und Wahlen der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf (German)

Places of interest[edit]

Arts, Culture and Entertainment[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

Parks and open spaces[edit]

  • Nordpark

Transportation[edit]

The district is served by numerous railway stations and highway.[2] Düsseldorf International Airport is located in Lohausen, part of District 5. Stations include Düsseldorf Airport, Düsseldorf-Angermund and both Düsseldorf Stadtbahn light rail- and Rheinbahn tram-stations. The district can also be reached via Bundesautobahn 44, 52 and 59 as well as Bundesstraße 7 and 8.

Rhine bridges[edit]

  • Flughafenbrücke

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stadtbezirk 5, Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, 2009 (German)
  2. ^ Urban rail-transitmap Düsseldorf-Meerbusch, Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr

External links[edit]

Media related to Districts of Düsseldorf at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: 51°17′50″N 6°44′21″E / 51.29722°N 6.73917°E / 51.29722; 6.73917