|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 [ˈkʰœlnipʰəs], Colognian: Neppes [ˈneˑpəs]) is the Fifth city district (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne, Germany. Nippes was merged into the city of Cologne in 1888, the district was formed in 1975. In Niehl, the North-eastern part of the district lies the large Ford Europe production plant.
Nippes consists of seven Stadtteile (city parts):
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|source: Die Kölner Stadtteile in Zahlen 2010 (German)|
Nippes is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train station include Köln-Nippes, Köln Geldernstraße/Parkgürtel and Köln-Longerich, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn line 12, 15, 16 and 18. The Bundesautobahn 57 connects Nippes with the Cologne Beltway.
- Fritz Schramma (born 1947), mayor of Cologne from 2000 until 2009
- Gaby Köster (born 1961), actress and cabaretist
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- Official webpage of the district (German)
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