Mülheim (German: Köln-Mülheim) is a city district (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne in Germany and a formerly independent town (Mülheim am Rhein). Mülheim is located on the right bank of the Rhine opposite the old town of Cologne.
The district borders Leverkusen to the north, Bergisch Gladbach to the east, the Cologne districts of Kalk and Innenstadt to the south. The river Rhine lies west of Mülheim, on the other riverbank lies the Cologne borough of Nippes.
The place was first mentioned (as Mulenheym) in 1098 and became a town in 1322; it belonged to the County of Berg. In April 1914, Mülheim was incorporated into Cologne.
Mülheim consists of nine Stadtteile (city parts):
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|source: Die Kölner Stadtteile in Zahlen 2010 (German)
Mülheim is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train stations include Köln-Mülheim, Köln-Buchforst, Köln-Dellbrück and Köln-Stammheim, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn line 3, 4, 13 and 18. Bundesautobahn 3 passes through Dellbrück and Dünnwald, as part of the Cologne Beltway.
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Coordinates: 50°58′N 7°01′E / 50.967°N 7.017°E