Schleiden

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For the German botanist, see Matthias Jakob Schleiden.
Schleiden
Coat of arms of Schleiden
Coat of arms
Schleiden   is located in Germany
Schleiden
Schleiden
Coordinates: 50°31′59″N 06°28′00″E / 50.53306°N 6.46667°E / 50.53306; 6.46667Coordinates: 50°31′59″N 06°28′00″E / 50.53306°N 6.46667°E / 50.53306; 6.46667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Euskirchen
Government
 • Mayor Udo Meister (FDP)
Area
 • Total 122.09 km2 (47.14 sq mi)
Elevation 456 m (1,496 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,918
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53937
Dialling codes 02445
Vehicle registration EU, SLE
Website www.schleiden.de

Schleiden is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It lies in the Eifel hills, in the district of Euskirchen, and has 13,957 inhabitants (2004). Schleiden is connected by touristic railway to Kall, on the Eifel Railway between Cologne and Trier.

Education[edit]

There are the following schools in the city:

  • Municipal High School
  • Clara-Fey-High School, Schleiden (carrier is the diocese of Aachen)
  • Municipal Secondary School
  • Primary school
  • Elementary school
  • Elementary school Gemund
  • Elementary school Dreiborn
  • Astrid Lindgren School, Schleiden

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