Dahlem, North Rhine-Westphalia

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Coat of arms of Dahlem
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Dahlem  is located in Germany
Location of Dahlem within Euskirchen district
Euskirchen (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaRhein-Sieg-KreisRhein-Erft-KreisDüren (district)Rhineland-PalatinateAachen (district)BelgiumBlankenheimEuskirchenSchleidenBad MünstereifelWeilerswistHellenthalNettersheimMechernichZülpichKallDahlemDahlem in EU.svg
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Coordinates: 50°22′59″N 06°32′59″E / 50.38306°N 6.54972°E / 50.38306; 6.54972Coordinates: 50°22′59″N 06°32′59″E / 50.38306°N 6.54972°E / 50.38306; 6.54972
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Euskirchen
 • Mayor Reinhold Müller (CDU)
 • Total 95.18 km2 (36.75 sq mi)
Elevation 539 m (1,768 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,220
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53949
Dialling codes 02447
Vehicle registration EU
Website www.dahlem.de

Dahlem is a municipality in the district of Euskirchen. It has the lowest population density and population of all municipalities of in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the Eifel hills, approx. 35 km south-west of Euskirchen. The small medieval town Kronenburg is part of the municipality.


Dahlem is located in the northern Eifel region in the High Fens – Eifel Nature Park between Blankenheim in the Northeast and Stadtkyll the southwest. The Kyll flows through the region from the Glaadtbach. The Heidenköpfe lie in the Ripsdorfer forest to the east.