Elsdorf

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Elsdorf
Coat of arms of Elsdorf
Coat of arms
Elsdorf  is located in Germany
Elsdorf
Elsdorf
Coordinates: 50°56′N 6°34′E / 50.933°N 6.567°E / 50.933; 6.567Coordinates: 50°56′N 6°34′E / 50.933°N 6.567°E / 50.933; 6.567
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Erft-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Wilfried Effertz (SPD)
Area
 • Total 66.00 km2 (25.48 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 21,232
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 50189
Dialling codes 02274
02271 (Heppendorf / Widdendorf)
Vehicle registration BM
Website www.elsdorf.de

Elsdorf is a town in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 5 km south-west of Bergheim and 30 km west of Cologne.

Personalities[edit]

  • Werner Marx (1746-1806), General Vicar of the Archbishop of Cologne,
  • Eugen Langen (1833-1895), entrepreneur, engineer and inventor, co-founder of the Elsdorf sugar factory Pfeifer & Langen
Eugen Langen

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