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 a tourist 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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