|5th District of Cologne|
Location of Nippes shown in red
|Federal state||North Rhine-Westphalia|
|• Total||31.8 km2 (12.3 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2008)|
|• Density||3,462/km2 (8,970/sq mi)|
Nippes (German: Köln-Nippes, Ripuarian: Neppes [ˈne²pəs]) is the fifth city district (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne, Germany. Nippes was incorporated into the city of Cologne in 1888 and the district was created in 1975. A large Ford Europe production plant is located in Niehl, the north-eastern part of the district.
Nippes consists of seven Stadtteile (city parts):
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|source: Die Kölner Stadtteile in Zahlen 2010 (in German)|
Nippes is served by numerous railway stations and main highways. Stations include Köln-Nippes, Köln Geldernstraße/Parkgürtel, and Köln-Longerich, as well as numerous light rail stations on Cologne Stadtbahn lines 12, 15, 16, and 18. Bundesautobahn 57 connects Nippes to the Cologne motorway ring.
- Fritz Schramma (born 1947), mayor of Cologne from 2000 until 2009
- Gaby Köster (born 1961), actress and cabaret artist
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- Official webpage of the district (in German)
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