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Coat of arms of Alfter
Coat of arms
Alfter is located in Germany
Location of Alfter within Rhein-Sieg-Kreis district
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Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
 • Mayor Rolf Schumacher (CDU)
 • Total 34.73 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 23,531
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53347
Dialling codes 02222, 0228
Vehicle registration SU

Alfter is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km west of Bonn.


The community of Alfter lies west of former capital of Bonn, on the southern ridge of the "Vorgebirge". It borders on the city of Bornheim to the north, Bonn to the east, the cities of Meckenheim and Rheinbach to the south and the community of Swisttal to the west. Alfter consists of a total area of 35 km², of which 18 km² is used for agricultural purposes and 8 km² is forest.


  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.