Dormagen

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Dormagen
Coat of arms of Dormagen
Coat of arms
Dormagen is located in Germany
Dormagen
Dormagen
Coordinates: 51°06′N 6°49′E / 51.100°N 6.817°E / 51.100; 6.817Coordinates: 51°06′N 6°49′E / 51.100°N 6.817°E / 51.100; 6.817
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Subdivisions 16
Government
 • Mayor Peter-Olaf Hoffmann (CDU)
Area
 • Total 85.4 km2 (33.0 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 62,379
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 41539–41542
Dialling codes 02133, 02182
Vehicle registration NE
Website www.dormagen.de
St. Michael church

Dormagen is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss.

Geography[edit]

Dormagen is situated between DüsseldorfCologneMönchengladbach on the western bank of the river Rhine.

Division of the town[edit]

Dormagen consists of 16 subdivisions (with population figure):

  • Broich: see Gohr
  • Delhoven: 3690
  • Delrath: 3082
  • Dormagen Mitte: 5621
  • Gohr: 2217 (with Broich)
  • Hackenbroich (with Hackhausen): 8689
  • Hackhausen see Hackenbroich
  • Horrem: 6022
  • Knechtsteden:
  • Nievenheim (with Ückerath): 9553
  • Dormagen Nord: 3514
  • Rheinfeld: 5403 (with Piwipp)
  • St. Peter: see Stürzelberg
  • Straberg: 2840
  • Stürzelberg: 4643 (with St. Peter)
  • Zons: 5414 (with Nachtigall)

History[edit]

Dormagen was founded 50 AD. Its name was Durnomagus.

Economy[edit]

Its main industry and employer is the chemical factory of Bayer AG.

Transportation[edit]

The town has three stations (Dormagen, Nievenheim and Dormagen Bayerwerk) on the Lower Left Rhine Railway, linking Cologne and Krefeld.

The German motorway 57 connects Dormagen with the same cities.

Population[edit]

Year/Date Citizens
1767 585
1835 2,660
1935 6,400
1939 5,552
1950 8,929
1968 23,655
1969 30,498
December 31, 1974¹ 54,982
December 31, 1975¹ 55,734
December 31, 1976¹ 55,962
December 31, 1977¹ 56,001
December 31, 1978¹ 56,234
December 31, 1979¹ 56,802
Date Citizens
December 31, 1980¹ 57,379
December 31, 1981¹ 57,639
December 31, 1982¹ 57,399
December 31, 1983¹ 56,529
December 31, 1984¹ 55,274
December 31, 1985¹ 55,184
December 31, 1986¹ 55,258
December 31, 1987¹ 55,693
December 31, 1988¹ 56,293
December 31, 1989¹ 56,697
December 31, 1990¹ 58,018
December 31, 1991¹ 58,609
December 31, 1992¹ 59,306
Date Citizens
December 31, 1993¹ 59,521
December 31, 1994¹ 59,856
December 31, 1995¹ 60,547
December 31, 1996¹ 61,351
December 31, 1997¹ 61,824
December 31, 1998¹ 62,187
December 31, 1999¹ 62,319
December 31, 2000¹ 62,571
December 31, 2001¹ 62,992
December 31, 2002¹ 63,347
December 31, 2003¹ 63,464
December 31, 2004¹ 63,501
December 31, 2006¹ 63,474
December 31, 2008¹ 63,139

¹ City of Dormagen

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