|6th District of Cologne|
view of Rheinkassel in Merkenich
Location of Chorweiler shown in red
|Federal state||North Rhine-Westphalia|
|• Total||67.2 km2 (25.9 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2008)|
|• Density||1,204/km2 (3,120/sq mi)|
Chorweiler (German: Köln-Chorweiler, German pronunciation: [kɔʁvaɪlɐ]) is the Sixth city district (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne, Germany. Large portion of the district of Chorweiler were incorporated into the city of Cologne in 1922, the quarter of Chorweiler was created in the 1970s. The district has the lowest population density in Cologne and many areas are very rural.
The District of Chorweiler borders with the Cologne boroughs of Nippes and Ehrenfeld to the South, Rhein-Erft-Kreis to the West, Rhein-Kreis Neuss to the North, and the Rhine to the East. On the other riverbank lies the city of Leverkusen.
Chorweiler consists of twelve Stadtteile (city parts):
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|source: Die Kölner Stadtteile in Zahlen 2010 (German)|
Chorweiler is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train station include Köln-Chorweiler, Köln-Chorweiler Nord, Köln-Volkhovener Weg and Köln-Worringen, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn line 12 and 15. The Bundesautobahn 57 connects Chorweiler with the Cologne Beltway.
- Official webpage of the district (German)
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