Langenfeld, Rhineland

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Coat of arms of Langenfeld
Coat of arms
Langenfeld is located in Germany
Coordinates: 51°7′N 6°57′E / 51.117°N 6.950°E / 51.117; 6.950Coordinates: 51°7′N 6°57′E / 51.117°N 6.950°E / 51.117; 6.950
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Mettmann
Subdivisions 5
 • Mayor Frank Schneider (CDU)
 • Total 41.10 km2 (15.87 sq mi)
Elevation 37-111 m (−327 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 56,982
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 40764
Dialling codes 02173, (02171), (0212)
Vehicle registration ME

Langenfeld is a town in North-Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) in the district of Mettmann. The suburban city is located between Düsseldorf and Cologne. Langenfeld was formed from the two localities of Richrath and Reusrath and received city rights in 1948.


International relations[edit]

Langenfeld, Rhineland is twinned with:[2]

Stadthalle with Schauplatz


Langenfeld has no public debt as of October 3, 2008.


Langenfeld is accessed by nearby highways A 3, A 59 and A 542, as well as the Bundesstrasse (federal route) B8. The mainline railway from Düsseldorf to Cologne runs through the town's area as well. Public transport is provided by the S-Bahn line S6 and various bus lines operating under the umbrella of the VRR.

The nearest airports are Düsseldorf International (approx. 28 km) and Cologne Bonn Airport (approx. 35 km).



  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 4 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Partnerstädte" (in German). Stadt Langenfeld. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 

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