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Coat of arms of Niederkassel
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Niederkassel  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°49′N 7°02′E / 50.817°N 7.033°E / 50.817; 7.033Coordinates: 50°49′N 7°02′E / 50.817°N 7.033°E / 50.817; 7.033
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
 • Mayor Stephan Vehreschild (CDU)
 • Total 35.79 km2 (13.82 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 37,583
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53859
Dialling codes 02208; 0228
Vehicle registration SU

Niederkassel is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with a population of around 37,000 people. It is situated on the right bank of the Rhine, approx. 10 km (6 mi) north-east of Bonn and 15 km (9 mi) south-east of Cologne. Niederkassel is subdivided into seven quarters (from the south to the north): Mondorf, Rheidt, Niederkassel, Uckendorf, Stockem, Lülsdorf and Ranzel. People can walk next to the river Rhine in Lülsdorf, Niederkassel and Rheidt.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Niederkassel is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Ernst Dickmanns (born 1936), German pioneer of dynamic computer vision and of driverless cars, robotics engineer, aerospace engineer
  • Stephan Engels, (born 1960), football player and coach
  • Sascha Stegemann (born 1984), football referee


  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Limassol Twinned Cities". Limassol (Lemesos) Municipality. Archived from the original on 2013-04-01. Retrieved 2013-07-29.