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Chorweiler is the Sixth city district
City district
City district is a type of administrative division of Pakistan and Croatia.It is also the English translation of German Stadtbezirk and Swedish Stadsdel.-See also:*City Districts of Pakistan...

 (Stadtbezirk
Stadtbezirk
A Stadtbezirk is a form of German city district, an administrative unit within a larger city. In Germany Stadtbezirke usually only exist in a metropolis with more than 150,000 inhabitants....

) of Cologne
Cologne
Cologne is Germany's fourth-largest city , and is the largest city both in the Germany Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants.Cologne is located on both sides of the...

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. Large portion of the district of Chorweiler were incorporated into the city of Cologne in 1922, the quarter of Chorweiler was created in the 1970s. The district has the lowest population density in Cologne and many areas are very rural.

The District of Chorweiler borders with the Cologne boroughs of Nippes
Nippes, Cologne
Nippes is the Fifth city district of Cologne, Germany. Nippes was merged into the city of Cologne in 1888, the district was formed in 1975...

 and Ehrenfeld to the South, Rhein-Erft-Kreis
Rhein-Erft-Kreis
The Rhein-Erft-Kreis is a district in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Neuss, district-free Cologne, Rhein-Sieg, Euskirchen, Düren.-History:...

 to the West, Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Neuss is a Kreis in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Nearby are the urban districts Mönchengladbach, Krefeld, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Cologne, the districts Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Düren, Heinsberg and the district Viersen.-History:...

 to the North, and the Rhine to the West. On the other riverbank lies the city of Leverkusen
Leverkusen
Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine. To the South, Leverkusen borders the city of Cologne and to the North is the state capital Düsseldorf....

.

Subdivisions


Chorweiler consists of twelve Stadtteile (city parts):
# City part Population (2009) Area (km²) Pop. per km² map
601 Merkenich  5,681 12,2 466
602 Fühlingen  2,103 4,94 426
603 Seeberg
Seeberg
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11,303 1,78 6,347
604 Heimersdorf
Heimersdorf
Heimersdorf is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.-References:*...

 
5,859 1,75 3,357
605 Lindweiler  3,487 1,16 3,014
606 Pesch
Pesch
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7,621 2,83 2,689
607 Esch/Auweiler  6,455 7,61 848
608 Volkhoven/Weiler  6,016 4,35 1,382
609 Chorweiler
Chorweiler
Chorweiler is the Sixth city district of Cologne, Germany. Large portion of the district of Chorweiler were incorporated into the city of Cologne in 1922, the quarter of Chorweiler was created in the 1970s...

 
12,986 1,92 6,766
610 Blumenberg  5,894 3,22 1,829
611 Roggendorf/Thenhoven  3,839 13,8 279
612 Worringen  9,215 11,7 786
source: Die Kölner Stadtteile in Zahlen 2010

Transportation



Chorweiler is served by numerous railway stations and highway. Train station include Köln-Chorweiler
Köln-Chorweiler station
Köln-Chorweiler is a combined subway and railway station situated at Chorweiler, Cologne in western Germany. It is served by the S11 line of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn and line 15 of Cologne Stadtbahn.- External links :* by Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg...

, Köln-Chorweiler Nord
Köln-Chorweiler Nord station
Köln-Chorweiler Nord is a combined subway and railway station situated at Chorweiler, Cologne in western Germany. It is served by the S11 line of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn.- References :...

, Köln-Volkhovener Weg
Köln-Volkhovener Weg station
Köln-Volkhovener Weg is a railway station situated at Chorweiler, Cologne in western Germany. It is served by the S11 line of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn....

 and Köln-Worringen
Köln-Worringen station
Köln-Worringen is a railway station on the Lower Left Rhine Railway, situated in Cologne in western Germany. It is served by the S11 line of the Cologne S-Bahn.- References :...

, as well as numerous light rail stations of Cologne Stadtbahn
Cologne Stadtbahn
The Cologne Stadtbahn is a light rail system in the German city of Cologne, including several surrounding cities...

 line 12 and 15. The Bundesautobahn 57
Bundesautobahn 57
The Bundesautobahn 57 is a German Autobahn that begins at the Dutch-German border near Goch and ends in Köln. It runs parallel to the Rhine River. Neuss and Krefeld are the biggest cities at this motorway. The A 57 is continuation of the Dutch A77...

 connects Chorweiler with the Cologne Beltway.

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