Nippes (German: Köln-Nippes [ˈkʰœlnipʰəs], Colognian: Neppes [ˈneˑpəs]) is the Fifth city district (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne, Germany. Nippes was merged into the city of Cologne in 1888, the district was formed in 1975. In Niehl, the North-eastern part of the district lies the large Ford Europe production plant.
The district borders with the Cologne districts of Chorweiler to the North, Mülheim to the East, Innenstadt to the South and Ehrenfeld to the South-West.
Nippes consists of seven Stadtteile (city parts):
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|source: Die Kölner Stadtteile in Zahlen 2010 (German)
Nippes is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train station include Köln-Nippes, Köln Geldernstraße/Parkgürtel and Köln-Longerich, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn line 12, 15, 16 and 18. The Bundesautobahn 57 connects Nippes with the Cologne Beltway.
Coordinates: 50°57′52″N 6°57′30″E / 50.9644°N 6.95833°E