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village of Pulheim
Stommeln is located in Germany
Coordinates: 51°1′11″N 6°45′35″E / 51.01972°N 6.75972°E / 51.01972; 6.75972Coordinates: 51°1′11″N 6°45′35″E / 51.01972°N 6.75972°E / 51.01972; 6.75972
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
 • Total254 km2 (98 sq mi)
Elevation49 m (161 ft)
Population (2007-07-31)
 • Total8,157
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes50259
Dialling codes02238
The town's landmark: a windmill

Stommeln is a village in the north-west of Cologne, Germany. It has a population of 8,157.


Stommeln is part of the Town of Pulheim. Its most recognisable feature is the old mill.

Belonging to Stommeln:
Stommelerbusch (882 residents)
Ingendorf (92 residents)

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Synagogue Project Stommeln[edit]

The Synagogue in Stommeln was built in 1882. It resisted the Nazi pogroms. Since 1991 there is an annual exhibition of an international artist.

1991 Jannis Kounellis
1992 Richard Serra
1993 Georg Baselitz
1994 Mischa Kuball
1995 Eduardo Chillida
1996 Maria Nordman
1997 Carl Andre
1998 Rebecca Horn
1999 Erich Reusch
2000 Giuseppe Penone
2001 Roman Signer
2002 Lawrence Weiner
2003 Rosemarie Trockel
2004 Richard Long
2005 Sol LeWitt
2006 Santiago Sierra
2007 Max Neuhaus
2008 Maurizio Cattelan

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