Neuss is a Kreis (destrict) in the wast o North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. Nearbi are the urban destricts Mönchengladbach, Krefeld, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Cologne, the destricts Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Düren, Heinsberg an the destrict Viersen.

Rhein-Kreis Neuss
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Kintra Germany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Adm. regionDüsseldorf
CaipitalNeuss
Area
 • Total576.46 km2 (222.57 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dizember 2015)[1]
 • Tot450,026
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationNE
Wabsteidhttp://www.kreis-neuss.de

HistoryEedit

In 1816 the destricts Grevenbroich an Neuss wur creatit when the whole aurie became pairt o Proushie. The ceety Neuss left the destrict in 1913 tae acome an urban destrict. In 1929 the twa destricts wur mergit intae the new destrict Grevenbroich-Neuss, which wis renamit tae Grevenbroich in 1946. In 1975 the urban destrict o Neuss lost its independent status an wis mergit intae the Grevenbroich destrict, which wis renamit tae Kreis Neuss tae represent the new admeenistrative seat. On 26 Mey 2003 it chyngit its name, an is nou offeecially cried Rhein-Kreis Neuss.

GeographyEedit

The main rivers o the destrict is the Rhine which forms maist o the north-eastren mairch o the destrict, as well as the Erft. In the soothren pairt o the destrict are big open pit Lignite (broun coal) mines.

Coat o airmsEedit

  The coat o airms wis continued frae the destrict Grevenbroich. The lion in the richt side comes frae the ceety o Jülich. The black cross in the left comes frae the Cologne coat o airms. Baith the beeshops o Cologne as well as the dukes o Jülich awned land o the Neuss destrict.

Touns an municipalitiesEedit

Towns Municipalities
  1. Neuss
  2. Grevenbroich
  3. Dormagen
  1. Meerbusch
  2. Kaarst
  3. Korschenbroich
  1. Jüchen
  2. Rommerskirchen
 
Map o the Municipalities o Rhein-Kreis Neuss

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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