Düsseldorf-Hubbelrath

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Hubbelrath is an urban bourough of Düsseldorf. It borders to Gerresheim, Mettmann, Erkrath and Ratingen.

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map of Düsseldorf, showing Hubbelrath (in red) within District 7 (in pink)

The name comes from the old estate Hupoldesroth, which was written mentioned first time in 950 A.C. Hubbelrath was a farming settlement with an old romanic church. After Hubbelrath became a part of Düsseldorf in 1975 Hubbelrath got three new settlements: Knittkuhl - its nucleus was the estate Knittkuhl, but it hasn't been a settlement before it became a part of Düsseldorf, the Stratenhof-settlement and the settlement Rotthäuser Weg. Knittkuhl looks like a small town of its own - with 2,000 inhabitants. In Hubbelrath there are a green fee and a caserne of the Bundeswehr.


This article is based on a translation of an article from the German Wikipedia.


Coordinates: 51°15′24″N 6°54′39″E / 51.25667°N 6.91083°E / 51.25667; 6.91083